Have you ever wondered what Mr Darcy ate for breakfast or what George III served at a Regency banquet? This course will take you on a culinary journey of discovery spanning the years 1714-1830. This was an era of sumptuous display and abject poverty, of manners and morals and unhappy marriages, of masters and servants and corsets and courting. Discover the rich world of Eighteenth Century and Regency society and the food that fuelled the era. Decipher handwritten period recipes, taste the food, try out the cooking techniques and discover what the saying ‘you are what you eat’ really meant for the Georgians.
On completion, you will:
The following topics will be covered during the course:
There are no entry requirements associated with this course.
Assessment is informal, based on your personal targets and the learning outcomes and will be undertaken regularly with you by the course tutor.
There are no additional course costs.
You can enrol on any other courses offered in the leisure programme, full details of which can be found in the College's directory of Part Time Courses.