On what to eat for breakfast in winter

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Mrs. Beeton provides the following menus for a week of family breakfasts in winter

SUNDAY. -- Grilled kidneys, baked halibut steaks, cold ham, stewed figs, marmalade, jam, butter, dry toast, toasted scones, bread, coffee, tea, hot and cold milk.

MONDAY. -- Scrambled eggs, grilled cutlets, tongue, marmalade, jam, butter, dry toast, rolls, bread, coffee, tea, hot and cold milk.

TUESDAY. -- Fried whiting, stewed kidneys, veal cake, marmalade, jam, butter, dry toast, rolls, bread, coffee, tea, hot and cold milk. 

WEDNESDAY. -- Croquettes of fish, Vienna steaks, brawn, stewed prawns, marmalade, jam, butter, dry toast, rolls, bread, coffee, tea, hot and cold milk.

THURSDAY. -- Findon haddock, sausages, pressed beef, marmalade, jam, butter, dry toast, toasted scones, bread, coffee, tea, hot and cold milk.

FRIDAY. -- Savoury omelet, grilled ham, beef roll, marmalade, jam, butter, dry toast, toasted teacake, rolls, bread, coffee, tea, hot and cold milk.

SATURDAY. -- Broiled fresh herring, boiled eggs, game pie, marmalade, jam, butter, dry toast, rolls, bread, coffee, tea, hot and cold milk.

Beeton also provides economical alternatives, again with marmalade, jam, butter, dry toast,  bread, coffee, tea, hot and cold milk featuring every day.

SUNDAY. -- Boiled eggs and cold bacon

MONDAY. -- Findon haddock

TUESDAY. -- Scrambled eggs and beef roll

WEDNESDAY. -- Fish cakes

THURSDAY. -- Brawn

FRIDAY. -- Rissoles of cold meat

SATURDAY. -- Broiled fresh herrings and boiled eggs.

Source: Mrs Beeton's Household Management, first published 1861, this ed. ~1920s. Ward, Lock & Co., Ltd. London & Melbourne. Pg 1424