The Great History Bake Off

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“Have you ever eaten whigs….ooooh….aren’t they lovely…? Hey pass us another one with butter Joe…..”

Just another fascinating fact in the ocean of History facts about food, especially baked goods. The girls listened as the quiz was rolled out about all the wonderful (and sometimes NOT so wonderful) facts, from the Romans  to the Victorians.

Flour…ale….feathers…..birds…avacados….and alligators

Maybe this is how we got to the humble scone today…