Welcome to Food And Drink in History

From feast to famine, explore primary source material documenting the story of food and drink throughout history. The materials in this collection illustrate the deep links between food and identity, politics and power, gender, race and socio-economic status, as well as charting key issues around agriculture, nutrition and food production.

Recipe of the Day

7th August

Peach Bavarian Cream: This wartime recipe uses milk whey and gelatin to help the ingredients go further. Let nothing go to waste! View Document