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The Tudor Travel Guide

Your Visitor's Companion to the Aristocratic Houses of the Sixteenth Century

In Tudor England, July and August were the months of plenty, with fresh fruit ripe for harvest. So it comes as no surprise that the Tudors were the masters of fruity desserts! People have always enjoyed eating outside, but it was during the sixteenth century that eating in the garden, or the Banqueting House, became …

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Anne Boleyn Inspired Recipes: The Great Tudor Bake Off – Month 5   In this month, we continue to honour the memory of Anne Boleyn. We will be delving in, and tasting, some sensational Anne Boleyn inspired recipes that come from the place that held such fond memories for the young girl who would become …

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When the teenaged Katherine of Aragon set foot on land in Plymouth on 1 October 1501, she was soon to learn that royal food in England did not quite reflect what she was used to eating in Spain; the growing season was shorter and a cooler climate restricted the cultivation of Mediterranean vegetables and fruits. …

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Ever wondered what the Tudors ate to celebrate Easter? Well, today we are going to find out. There are some Tudor Easter recipes that are still popular; however, there are also a couple that are much less familiar, if not a little alien looking! Want to know more? Check out our four seasonal recipes below. …

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In this second week of the Great Tudor Bake Off, we will be making simply delicious Tudor pancakes. While some Tudor recipes are a little tricky, or don’t suit modern tastes, there are no such problems for the twenty-first century palate to contend with here. Below you will find a range of different Tudor recipes …

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