The Tudor Travel Guide

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

In this month’s Great Tudor Bake Off, we travel to sixteenth-century Germany and indulge in some sweet and sticky German pastries enjoyed, no doubt, by the likes of Anne of Cleves before she left her homeland for England. It is well-known that the German Princess became homesick at some point, and given these delicious delicacies, …

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During the second half of the sixteenth century, food and cookery underwent significant changes. Under Henry VIII, English cookery had barely changed since the late medieval age, but during Elizabeth’s reign new, exotic food arrived at the dinner tables of the wealthy as tastes started to change, influenced by new fashions imported from the continent. …

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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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