Food

Chocolate Wine: A Drink Fit For a King

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Chocolate wine

In week 3 of the royal food and feasting MOOC, I have made my first genuinely amazing discovery. I do not know how I have not come across this before, as it needs to become a regular thing. Well, not too regular. But on a cold, winter’s night, it should be an option. As a Christmas Eve […]

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Jumbals: Royal Food Week 2

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As I continue to catch up with A History of Royal Food and Feasting, I managed to finish week 2 earlier today just before the third week starts tomorrow. Result! This week focused on Elizabethan food, discussing the impact of plummeting sugar prices along with the discovery of new ingredients from the New World. There […]

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A History of Royal Food and Feasting

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So far on this blog, I have focused mainly on my passion for writing fiction. This has naturally led to me discussing one of my other big interests – Star Wars – as something which motivates and drives my writing. Another equally distracting topic when I’m trying to work is cooking. I could spend days reading […]

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Excerpt from Aftermath: Life Debt

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Aftermath: Life Debt Excerpt This week we got a new look at the sequel to last year’s Star Wars Aftermath novel by Chuck Wendig, which is due out this summer. If you haven’t read the original, it tells the story following Return of the Jedi, about an unlikely group of heroes that come together to fight […]