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In these diet-conscious days, many of us struggle to reach our five portions of fruit and veg a day. In contrast, our Victorian counterparts regularly smashed fruit and veg targets by consuming as many as eight portions a day. What’s more, they were all seasonal, all organic and mainly grown at home, along with a generous mix of herbs and spices. Read our blog about planting a Victorian herb garden. Meal Prep, Art, Health, Health Food, Fruit And Veg, Homegrown Fruits, Beetroot, Herbology, Diet
How to eat like a Victorian person
In these diet-conscious days, many of us struggle to reach our five portions of fruit and veg a day. In contrast, our Victorian counterparts regularly smashed fruit and veg targets by consuming as many as eight portions a day. What’s more, they were all seasonal, all organic and mainly grown at home, along with a generous mix of herbs and spices. Read our blog about planting a Victorian herb garden.
an info sheet with different types of food
Afternoon tea and the treats enjoyed by the Victorians
Enjoy an authentic Victorian afternoon tea with these traditional and tasty treats! Uncover more by reading our blog post here.
an info sheet describing different types of food
Victorian bakes you can't resist
Learn how to make these wonderful Victorian cakes so you're baking cakes that even Mary Berry would be proud of
an info sheet describing how to cook like a victorian plum cake
Plum Cake: how to cook like a Victorian
What if we told you there were no plums needed? Here's how to make a plum cake (aka plum porridge) and really impress your dinner guests. See more about Victorian life, cooking and decor at the link in the Pin.
how to cook like a victorian chicken broth info graphic by adnanflux
How to cook a Victorian chicken broth
How did the Victorians make a chicken into a very hearty meal? By making a chicken broth! Follow the recipe and let us see the results. Fancy more Victorian style recipes and information about their food? Click the link in the Pin.
an illustration of different types of cakes and pies from the 1800s - 1900's
Victorian Gel- Cookery
Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management, 1861
an old fashion illustration of fancy cakes and desserts
Victorian Cookbooks Were Stuffed with Costumed Roosters and Sphinx Cakes
Victorian Cookbooks Were Stuffed with Costumed Roosters and Sphinx Cakes - Atlas Obscura
various types of cakes and pastries are shown in this vintage illustration from the 1950's
Victorian Dainties
small cakes with raspberries sit on glass plates next to tea and silverware
Victorian Tea Cake | Canadian Living
Delicious Victorian tea cake recipe Source: www.canadianliving.com
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Victorian Unusual Food
Foie-gra, spinach ice-cream, brain balls, and soused pig’s face… these are just a few unusual kinds of food you could find during the Victorian era. Find the complete list of the 10 unusual foods at the link attached.