Historic cooking class in London

I'm very excited to have been asked to give a talk and run a workshop at the forthcoming Just Festival Westminster, taking place in London from 10th - 21st June 2015. First, details of the workshop: 14th June, 15:30 - 18:30 COOKING AND EATING THE PAST This workshop is a combination of a short illustrated… Continue reading Historic cooking class in London

Dining with Thomas More

Thomas More’s reputation for asceticism is clearly reflected in the BBC’s new adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall. In episode 2 Stephen Gardiner mutters over a dull and sparse-looking dinner at More’s house that there is absolutely no danger of the household Fool’s excitable behaviour resulting from too rich a diet; shortly afterwards, on the… Continue reading Dining with Thomas More