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Space food

Duration: 04:01

The 70s began in the shadow of the moon landing. We were a nation excited by the future: revelling in what man could achieve.

Kids wanted to chow down like Buck Rodgers and space food had become the stuff of dreams. So that’s exactly what our creative food manufacturers gave us. Instant and convenience became by-words for 1970s cuisine.

Just add water and whisk.

Available since: Sat 6 Apr 2013

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Hairy Bikers' Best of British Series 2, 1970s

9/20 The Bikers revisit the 1970s, a decade which is all too often stigmatised for its food.

First broadcast: 11 Apr 2013

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