We spent a great day with our local HE group - the theme was Historical Food.
The girls got to make some knot biscuits from the 17th century.
Make sweets from ancient Egypt (called Tiger Nuts - they the oldest recorded candy recipe) and learn about the Egyptian diet.
Discover all about the foods introduced during the British Empire and learn about the Anglo Saxon foods and lifestyle
Study the rationing during WW2 and how it effected diet - this included DD2's favourite activity, eating carrot's on a stick as a replacement for ice lollies.
Taste various Victorian sweets and cakes as well as making rose and orange creams.
They finished the day by creating a timeline to show when various food had been introduced into our diets.