Eating with the Tudors - An interview with food historian Brigitte Webster

What did the real people in Tudor England eat? From fruit pies to bean and bacon stews, what Tudors ate & drank varied greatly, and was subject to season and Galen's humoral theory...

Poor and wealthy alike lived off the land, using ingredients based on their availability and seasonality.

Let's find out more from our expert, historian Brigitte Webster. She truly lives and breaths Tudor, in her Tudor house in rural Norfolk where she grows her own fruit and vegetables in a truly authentic Tudor way. She rediscovers day in day out, how did the people back then grew their food in different seasons, plus how savvy with food waste they were! Nothing was wasted!

Join Brigitte to find out what an authentic Tudor recipe looked like, from how it was worded to exactly what ingredients were used.

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