Below is a selection of articles and features from twentieth-century Newfoundland newspapers which touch on key topics in Newfoundland and Labrador food history.

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Articles Referencing Newfoundland Dishes

Fish and Brewis

An article describing the appearance of Fish and Brewis in the Family Herald. The Western Star, 30 May 1952. Courtesy of the Memorial University of Newfoundland's Digital Archives Initiative.
An article referencing a newly created "Fish and Brewis Fund," organized to raise money to sends salt fish and hard bread to Newfoundland soldiers in Europe during the First World War. The St. John's Daily Star, 18 November 1916. Courtesy of the Memorial University of Newfoundland's Digital Archives Initiative.
An ad that accompanied an article on the grand opening of a restaurant in St. John's, featuring Fish and Brewis as the grand opening special. The Daily News, 20 October 1961. Courtesy of the Memorial University of Newfoundland's Digital Archives Initiative.
A poem dedicated to the contributor's love for brewis. Evening Telegram, 16 April 1924. Courtesy of the Memorial University of Newfoundland's Digital Archives Initiative.
Article concerning the cooking practices of Fish and Brewis described in an earlier article. The Daily News, 20 October 1961. Courtesy of the Memorial University of Newfoundland's Digital Archives Initiative.
A segment of Elenore Butchell's "A Diary of Homely Happenings," which describes a foreigners's encounter with Fish and Brewis. The Western Star, 26 January 1951. Courtesy of the Memorial University of Newfoundland's Digital Archives Initiative.

Jigg's Dinner

A recap of news from the courthouse which describes a man assaulting his wife after being disatisfied by the quality of his Jigg's Dinner. Western Star 18 February 1944. Courtesy of the Memorial University of Newfoundland's Digital Archives Initiative.
An obituary for Catherine Garland which references fond memories of Newfoundland food. The Daily News, 18 April 1963. Courtesy of the Memorial University of Newfoundland's Digital Archives Initiative.
A recounting of Thanksgiving celebrations by the Trinity United Church which included Jigg's Dinner. The Daily News, 31 October 1963. Courtesy of the Memorial University of Newfoundland's Digital Archives Initiative.
A recounting of the Salvation Army Home League's Jigg's Dinner Event. The Daily News 9 March 1963. Courtesy of the Memorial University of Newfoundland's Digital Archives Initiative.
A recounting of an Anglican Woman's Association Jigg's Dinner Event. The Daily News 22 February 1955. Courtesy of the Memorial University of Newfoundland's Digital Archives Initiative.