A fascinating history of Tudor food and drink, from swan-neck soup to roasted-alive goose. The Tudor Kitchen - Amberley Publishing
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If you really enjoyed watching Secrets of the Castle, then you'll be pleased to know that the DVD will be released on 26th January. You can pre-order the DVD here. Currently the DVD is region 2, so only playable in Europe, unless you have a region-free DVD player. Also, a book about the building of… Continue reading Secrets of the Castle – Book and DVD
The Medieval period (also known as the Middle Ages) covers a span of approximately 1,000 years. A lot happened in this time that helped defined Britain as we know it, including the castles. Just about every castle in Britain comes from this time, and with them comes a legacy of legends and war. And with this… Continue reading Castles, Castles Everywhere
Toni Mount's book 'Medieval Housewives' has been republished by Amberley Publishing. It's now a bigger, glossier format which includes colour photos. If you've not read my previous post on The Medieval Housewife, you can read it here. You can read an interview about Toni and The Medieval Housewife here. The book can be bought from… Continue reading Book Review: Update on The Medieval Housewife
Yes, really. This time they've really bitten the bullet on historical re-enactment. Ruth, Peter and Tom, previously seen on the Tudor Monastery Farm, have travelled to France to take part in an archaeological project of huge proportions. Using 13th century tools and materials, they learn how a castle was built. As someone who loves Medieval… Continue reading How To Build A Medieval Castle