Wednesday 12 July 6.30 – 8.30pm
including Free Admission to the Museum from 1.30pm to view the Feeding the Family special exhibition
Join cook and food historian Monica Askay to learn about salads of the past and their varied and surprising ingredients. A cookery demonstration with tastings, this will be an opportunity to see salads from three different periods assembled and try them. The ticket includes soft drinks and a handout on salads from medieval times to World War II. Be inspired to create your own historically-informed salads at home!
£40 per person (adults 18 and over), limited to 15 places so book now!
Monica Askay website https://monica-askay.co.uk/
Information on allergens:
17th century salad ingredients include sulphites and nuts.
18th century salad ingredients include fish, eggs, celery and raw apple
This ‘Deliciously Entertaining’ book is the story of a woman who was not a royal, not rich, not famous; someone who simply worked hard and enjoyed her life. But while Georgina Landemare saw herself as ordinary, her accomplishments were anything but. Georgina started her career as a nursemaid and ended it cooking for one of the best-known figures in British history: Winston Churchill.
To him, food was central, not only as a pleasure but as a diplomatic tool at a time when the world was embroiled in war. With this eager eater and his skilled cook, ranging from rural Berkshire to wartime London, via Belle Epoque Paris and prohibition-era New York, Annie Gray shows how life in service – and food – changed during the huge upheavals of the twentieth century.
On sale in the Museum Shop at £9.99