A Festive Treat: Indulgent Georgian Drinking (Chocolate Wine)

There are many indulgent foods that are synonymous with Christmas today, but two of the key ones must surely be chocolate and alcohol.  True, the turkey and its trimmings are Christmas classics, but it’s those festive extras – the champagne at breakfast, and the mid-morning opening of the chocolate selection box… all of which will [...]

A History of Royal Food and Feasting

While I will am a medievalist at heart, I find the history of food fascinating.  So, from time to time, there might be the occassional 'foodie' blog post uploaded too. I have always been curious about all aspects of history, especially when they relate to lived experiences.  However, since March 2016, I have been involved [...]