Rabbit Trail: Medieval Christmas Feast

Estimated time: 5 minutes

Our story begins during the holiday season, a time of celebration, joy, and, you guessed it, feasting! But have you ever wondered what people in medieval times feasted on during Christmas? It's quite different from the holiday meals we enjoy today.

Back in the 14th century, Christmas was a grand occasion marked by elaborate feasts that showcased the wealth and generosity of the host. These meals were more than just eating; they were a display of social status, a celebration of the season, and an opportunity to enjoy foods that were not commonly available throughout the year.

Let's take a closer look at what was on the menu for a Medieval Christmas feast.

After reading about the medieval Christmas feast, imagine you're attending one of these grand dinners. What dish would you be most excited to try?

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