Project ID1002
DescriptionThis was a practical project looking at, and cooking, historical food, such as that from Richard II's kitchen, the history of nutmeg and the role of women cooks. Tasting was central to the group sessions.
TopicSocial history
TypeU3A-led research (not an SLP)
U3ASevenoaks U3A
Year started1995
Source of referenceSources 18,  March 2003
OutputThe research was presented at the AGM, along with a historical tea including Roman honey cake, Richard II jumbles and Mrs Beeton's egg and anchovy sandwiches.
There was also a Millennium Lunch in January 2000 for 150 members with dishes from almost every century of the last millennium.