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Fish Fingers and Custard Day

Indulge in a unique and delicious combination on Fish Fingers and Custard Day - join the Whovian community in celebrating this quirky holiday!
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Are you ready to indulge in a unique and delicious combination on Fish Fingers and Custard Day on April 3? This unusual holiday was inspired by an iconic scene from the popular British sci-fi show, Doctor Who. In the episode, the main character enjoys this unlikely pairing of fish fingers and custard and it has since become a beloved tradition among fans. Whether you're a die-hard Whovian or just looking for a tasty adventure, this is the perfect day to try something new and embrace your inner Time Lord/Lady!

History of Fish Fingers and Custard Day

Fish Fingers and Custard Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1960s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Fish Fingers Inception</div><div class='timeline-text'>In the early 1960s, the first commercial frozen fish fingers were produced in the UK, a convenient and popular comfort food for many households.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1963</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Doctor Who in Broadcast</div><div class='timeline-text'>In 1963, the first episode of Doctor Who is aired on the BBC, capturing audiences with its tale of a time-travelling alien.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2010</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Fish Fingers and Custard Scene</div><div class='timeline-text'>In "The Eleventh Hour" episode aired in 2010, the new Doctor, portrayed by Matt Smith, expresses his craving for the unlikely combo of fish fingers dipped in custard.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2011</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Fan Response Echoes</div><div class='timeline-text'>Enthusiastic fans start experimenting with and sharing their own fish fingers and custard recipes in 2011, catapulting the dish from the show into real life.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2013</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Known Fish Fingers and Custard Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first known Fish Fingers and Custard Day is celebrated in 2013, making it an official annual observance in the Whovian community.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate Fish Fingers and Custard Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Whip up your own fish fingers and custard</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Channel your inner Doctor Who and make your own version of this iconic dish. You can find recipes online or get creative and come up with your own twist on the classic combo.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Have a themed movie night</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather some friends and have a Doctor Who marathon while snacking on fish fingers and custard. Don't forget to dress up as your favorite characters for an extra festive touch!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Visit a British pub</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>If you're lucky enough to have a British pub near you, go out and celebrate Fish Fingers and Custard Day there! Enjoy a pint of beer and some authentic fish and chips while reminiscing about your favorite Doctor Who moments.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Create a fish finger and custard tasting menu</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Get creative in the kitchen and come up with different versions of fish fingers and custard. From baked to fried, sweet to savory, there are endless possibilities for this quirky dish.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Throw a Doctor Who themed party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite your friends over for a Doctor Who themed party complete with decorations, costumes, and of course, fish fingers and custard. It's the perfect way to celebrate this unique holiday with fellow fans.</p></div></div>

Why We Love Fish Fingers and Custard Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It's a unique and fun combination</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Fish fingers and custard may seem like an odd pairing, but that's part of what makes it so special. It's a unique combination that is both playful and delicious, making it the perfect dish to celebrate on its own holiday!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It's a nod to pop culture</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>For fans of the British TV show Doctor Who, fish fingers and custard hold a special significance as they are the favorite food of one of the main characters. Celebrating Fish Fingers and Custard Day allows fans to connect with each other and express their love for the show.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It's easy to make</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Fish fingers and custard require minimal ingredients and can be made quickly, making it a great choice for a fun dinner or snack. Plus, if you have kids, they'll love helping you prepare and eat this quirky dish!</p></div></div>

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When is Fish Fingers and Custard Day?

Fish Fingers and Custard Day is celebrated on April 3 every year. In 2024 Fish Fingers and Custard Day will occur on a Wednesday.

Fish Fingers and Custard Day Dates

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Day

2023

Apr 3

Monday

2024

Apr 3

Wednesday

2025

Apr 3

Thursday

2026

Apr 3

Friday

2027

Apr 3

Saturday

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