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What Was Life Like? Episode 7: Tudors | Meet a Tudor Cook

Oh I shall never be ready, I’ve got all this food to cook for the feast. Where are the eggs and the vinegar? Oh hello, well you must be my new apprentices, what’s your name? Olivia Adham Well, Mistress Olivia and Master Adham, welcome to Gainsborough Old Hall, my name is Thomas Griffin, and I […]

In Focus: Otis Redding Behind the Spotlight

This class is the Museum Studies class here at Georgia Southern and we began the class knowing that ultimately we’re going to be designing the exhibit on Otis Redding we just have a semester to do this then we sort of said okay what do we want to say about Otis Redding in this exhibit […]

Rooster Teeth Animated Adventures – Chris Cooks Fish

My cooking skills have not progressed since college. I make spaghetti, and eggs, and… – Chris: and fish. – Burnie: There you go. Fish is so complicated to make! – C: No it isn’t, no it isn’t. – Jon: No it’s not. Not my fish. If you just get some fish that are raw – […]

Old Street Food of Lahore | Delhi Gate | Famous Nan Khatai | Pakistani Street Food

Asalam-u-Alaikum my name is Zia Tabarak. I am currently in Lahore and this is the Delhi Gate. During Mughal period the Walled City of Lahore used to have 13 gates… …and Delhi Gate is one of them. It’s known as Delhi Gate because it opened in the direction of Delhi… …and people used this gate […]

Portable Museum Of Curiosity inspired by Robert Dick baker & botanist of Thurso 1811-1866

bjbjz Wearing a swallowtail coat, jeans and a chimney-pot hat, Robert Dick often had children following him from his bakery in Thurso, as they were curious to know what he was doing on his walks. He was not only a baker, but also a renowned self-taught botanist, a geologist and naturalist. Interested in entomology, he […]

The Real Mrs Crocombe | Part Four: A Victorian Cook’s Outfit

I’m Dr Annie Gray, I’m a food historian but I also worked here at Audley End for many years alongside the various Avis Crocombes. I wore clothing just like that of Mrs Crocombe in the Victorian Way videos but that clothing was in itself modelled on the very clothing that people at the time would […]

La historia de Mozilla por Mitchell Baker

Well, how should I…? I don’t actually think I’ve ever given a talk on the history of Mozilla to a large set of people, which is pretty shocking… Ok! So… I’m gonna give it a try. I’m not sure if I’ve actually given a talk on the history of Mozilla to this many people. So […]

A Short History of Tea in English Homes.wmv

Drinking tea is often seen as a very English tradition but for most of history this is not the case. Before tea came to England it already had a long history in China where people have been drinking for over four thousand years. When tea arrived in English home in the late 1600s, it was […]

Cooking with Apples – The Victorian Way

Autumn is a busy time here at Audley End and the apple harvest has just begun. The head gardener Mr Verte assures me that this Peasgood Nonsuch has lovely flavour and is perfect for baking. And I know just the recipe. Lord and Lady Braybrooke love this, it’s Suedoise or Apple Hedgehog as we call […]