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tudor_food_NH - Tudor food Beliefs about food The Tudors...

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Tudor food
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Beliefs about food The Tudors had a very different beliefs about food than we do today. Fruit was always cooked, as it was thought that raw fruit and vegetables were bad for you! People didn’t eat meat on Friday due to religious beliefs about ‘Good Friday’. Therefore they would eat fish on Fridays.
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Rich and Poor Poor people would eat a lot of pottage (a vegetable stew.) They wouldn’t be able to afford much meat. The rich would eat lots of meat, but only a few vegetables. They would also eat spices and sugar which the poor couldn’t afford. Rich and poor Tudors ate very different food from each other.
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Vegetables Vegetables which grew underground, (such as carrots and parsnips), were only considered fit for the poor . Only vegetables such as onions , garlic and leeks (which grew above the ground) were eaten by the King and other rich people!
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Meat was very important to the Tudor diet. Rich Tudors ate 1 to 2 kilos of meat per day! This is 10 times as much as people eat nowadays! Tudor meat
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