With the advent of television series and media productions such as “Downton Abbey” and a renewed cultural interest in 19th century England, it’s not surprising that more and more people are looking to learn about this place and time in history.
Have you ever wondered what those people ate? Well, if so, you’re in luck. The English Heritage YouTube channel’s The Victorian Way series is here to show you how to cook like you’re in 19th century England.
English Heritage is a British historical association that works to preserve historic buildings and sites in the UK as well as bring the history of the country back to life. One of their newest additions in order to do this has been The Victorian Way.
Victorian-era food might not have always been the most exciting or delicious cuisine in world history, but it’s fascinating to take a look at some of the recipes that people back in those days would have eaten. From cucumber ice cream to pigeon pie, delicacies from 19th century England certainly aren’t anything like our favorite foods today.
So, if you’re looking to learn more about this historical period of gastronomy, be sure to check out The Victorian Way!