Dinner party food trends through the decades – from prawn cocktails to mini burgers

Food trends have changed a lot in the last seven decades, from rationing in the post-war era of the Forties and Fifties, through to today, when we seemingly can’t get enough of avocado on toast.

And what better way to look at how our tastes and dining habits have evolved than through the wonder of the dinner party? We may now eat out more than ever, but hosting at home still very much remains the place to show off your culinary skills – but what’s on the menu has certainly come a long way.

Here, we take a look back at some of the most iconic dinner party foods through the decades, and which ones we still can’t get enough of…

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