Old Yule

Have you ever wondered about Christmas in the Middle Ages? At Eat Medieval we have been thinking about exactly that. And just in time for Christmas! We still have places left on our new online course for Christmas – so do book, and share the news! Now, the Middle Ages in Europe is a longContinue reading “Old Yule”

A Taste of the Past Day 1: Mutton, Lamb (and 13th century WiFi)

An enormous thank you to everyone who has signed up and embarked on this Eat Medieval journey with us to taste the past. The online, virtual cookery school allows us to share our love for medieval culture cuisine and its modern interpretation with fellow foodies and scholars around the globe. We’ve welcomed over 80 participantsContinue reading “A Taste of the Past Day 1: Mutton, Lamb (and 13th century WiFi)”

A Taste of the Past – Tomorrow!

We’ll delighted that our online course A Taste of the Past opens tomorrow – and thank you to everyone one who has signed up! We have a week working through recipes from the 12th century – which is very early tradition for medieval culinary collections. And we’ve gone to the 13th century for some sweeterContinue reading “A Taste of the Past – Tomorrow!”

New online cookery course coming

Eat Medieval – a partnership between Blackfriars Restaurant in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Durham University’s Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies – is launching its first online cookery class. The course takes place from November 2nd to November 6th. It will focus on dishes from twelfth century Europe and features one of the earliest collections ofContinue reading “New online cookery course coming”