It’s Tudor Week on the Great British Bake Off, so what did the Tudors really eat?
This season of Bake Off continues to delight with another new theme – this week the bakers will be tackling all things Tudor!
The 1500s were dominated by the reign of the period’s most famous monarch Henry VIII, but recent fabulous TV adaptations aside, why does this historical era still fascinate and why?
If devoid of potatoes and chocolate – would it be of interest to foodies?
With unclean water a problem, the poor Tudors refreshed themselves with booze.
The diluted alcoholic ‘small beer’ was drunk – especially by kids and servants – with the average Briton drinking 17 pints a... read more
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