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BREAD BEHIND BARS: THE MEDIEVAL NORWICH CASTLE GAOL:
Fri 10: 13:00 Code: CDXDO0121P
Wed 15: 19:00 Code: CDXDO0221P
Exploring some individual cases of prisoners confined within the medieval gaol. In keeping with this year’s Heritage Open Day theme of ‘Edible England’ we will have a particular focus on the part played by food and drink in this fascinating story.
COOKING FOR A MEDIEVAL ROYAL TABLE:
Mon 13: 13:30 Code: HEPHO0221P
In the 1390’s the Master Cooks in the household of King Richard II wrote down their recipes in a book called, ‘The Forme of Cury’. One of our ‘Joy of Food’ tutors will cook up a recipe from this book: a dish called a ‘Sambocade’.
THE CURIOUS QUINCE IN ART:
Tue 14: 16:00 Code: CDXDO0421P
A look at the history of the quince in art and design. As well as offering an artist’s insights into how to draw or paint the fruit, learn a few facts about it as a kitchen ingredient over time.
NORFOLK BAKES: ‘MOLLY’S SHORTCAKES’ AND ‘PAULINE’S BONFIRE CAKE’:
Thu 16: 10:00 Code: HEPHO0121P
Join one of tutors to discover these recipes from local Norfolk cooks that can be traced back to the end of the Second World War
THE PERUVIAN POTATO:
Thu 16: 19:00 Course code CDXDO0321P
The humble potato has become a staple part of the British diet and yet it came from South America. In this session we will learn about the Peruvian roots of the Great British ‘spud’.
PARENTS/CARERS check out the following Edible England themed fun activities to do at home with children aged 2-11yrs:
Sat 11: 13:00 Code: FLATO0321P
Sat 18: 13:00 Code: FLATO0821P
Trenchers were used in medieval times to serve stews in. You will also learn how to prepare and cook a medieval stew to enjoy with your trencher.
FEEL GOOD FOODS:
Sat 11: 13:00 Code: FLATO0721P
Sat 18: 13:00 Code: FLATO1021P
Discover how certain foods release chemicals that help you feel better. Children will be asked to draw their favourite food or suggestions for healthy swaps, so have materials to hand.
HEALTHY MEDIEVAL FOOD:
Sat 11: 13:00 Code: FLATO0221P
Sat 18: 13:00 Code: FLATO1221P
What did Knights and Ladies have for dinner and as a snack compared to a modern diet? Along the way you will learn interesting historical facts about food stuffs that we take for granted today.
Sat 11: 09:30 Code: FLATO0621P
Sat 18: 09:30 Code: FLATO1121P
Discover and make a ‘tussie mussie’ (small flower bouquet) and explore the different properties of herbs and their uses today. Children will be asked to draw herbs and flowers, so have drawing materials to hand.
Sat 11: 09:30 Code: FLATO0421P
Sat 18: 09:30 Code: FLATO0921P
This fantastic session will guide you to prepare and make a medieval cake using ingredients that were available at that time, learning interesting historical names and facts about them.
Sat 11: 09:30 Code: FLATO0121P
Sat 18: 09:30 Code: FLATO1321P
Make a paper collage of a medieval meal and along the way you will learn interesting historical facts about food stuffs that we take for granted today.
Fri 10: 10:00 Code: FLATO1421P
Learn about wartime rationing and about measuring and wrapping your ration allowance, and making carrot cookies to enjoy later.