Primrose Tart: A Tudor Springtime Treat

This month, our chef at The Tudor Travel Guide, Brigitte Webster, introduces us to the Tudor springtime treat of primrose tart. The wild primrose (primula vulgaris) is native to western and southern Europe, northwest Africa and parts of southwest Asia. First recorded in England by Friar Henry Daniel in 1375, wild primroses are becoming increasingly rare. … Read more

Strawberries in Tudor and Stuart England

As we enjoy the lush bounty of summer here in the UK, it’s time to celebrate one of the most iconic, fleshy and delicious fruits of the English summertime – the humble strawberry! I am a BIG fan! Every year I eagerly await the coming of June when strawberries really come into season (I never … Read more