Retro Recipes: What were we cooking in the 70s?

Throwing a 70s-themed party? Looking for the taste of your childhood? Or do you just fancy a trip down memory lane?

Well the 1970s were certainly a fun time in the food world; cheese balls were all the rage, and a must-serve at any dinner party.

Then there were devilled eggs, quiches, carrot cake… It was a riot of colour and flavour.

Our favourites though?

Cheese balls are still a firm yes from us, as retro as they are. They’re easy, and your guests will love them. Try this onion cheese ball version.

Cheesy, rich and filling, this bacon, chive and potato quiche is a perfect homage to the 1970s classic.

And who could forget carrot cake? Still delicious, even today, with a cup of tea and a natter after lunch. This carrot cake with lemon cream cheese icing will fast become a family favourite.

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