2021 Tudor Society Advent Calendar

December 20: Christmas Food

It's very nearly Christmas, so we wanted to share with you one of our weekly videos from our archives in which Claire Ridgway talks about the different meats that were eaten at Christmas in Tudor times, as well as explaining about the Tudor Christmas Pie.

You can find a recipe for souse at https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/31900/home-made-souse/

If you want to have a go at making a turducken, a turkey stuffed with a duck, stuffed with a chicken, then here's a video for you:

Or how about a four-bird roast:

or Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's epic 10-bird roast!

And here's a 16th century sweet treat:

Head over to the Anne Boleyn Files for another Tudor treat at The Anne Boleyn Files