It's a British classic, but how much do you really know about it?
Today we are diving into the fascinating history of fish and chips, and we'll discover that it might be not quite so British as you might think.
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- How famous people liked their fish and chips
- Why people think fish and chips helped the Allies win World War I and World War II
- Why French housewives might be key to fish and chips
- Did Jewish immigrants to Britain invent the fried fish?
- Or was it a Northern entrepreneur?
- Why fish and chips was so popular
- The factors that meant that fish and chips could be eaten up and down the country
- Why fish and chips used to be wrapped in newspaper (and why they aren't anymore)
- Fish and chips today
- Preview of the next episode: The History of The English Breakfast
Key vocabulary: Fateful, Greasy, Smothered, Mushy peas, Payday, Safeguarding, Vital, Home front, Regime, Snooty, Staving off, Disaffection, Tolerate, Home comforts, Averted, Bent over backwards, Rationed, Iconic, Humble, Substitute, Resourceful, Coated, Breadcrumbs, Shabbat, Anti-semitism, In accordance, Marry, Controversy, Rage, Hut, Wildfire, Deviation, Arithmetic, Staple, Advent, Trawl, Inland, Ruled, Greaseproof, Portions, Plummeted, Plethora, Self-respecting, Cliché, Transition, Aristocracy
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