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

20th October

Grandmother's Fruit Ginger Cake: A wholesome charity cookbook recipe from Mary Walker of Nyeri, Kenya. View Document