Shakespearean Cooking Experience in Stratford-upon-Avon

Duration: 3 hours
Destination: United Kingdom, England, Stratford-upon-Avon
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  • 3 hours
  • Stratford-upon-Avon
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

We are based in Stratford-upon-Avon/England so a Shakespearean cooking-baking experience is a must! All the recipes are from/inspired by Shakespeare's plays and Elizabethan cooking. This is a unique cooking & baking experience and a great way to experience the culture at a local place.

We will talk about the old flavors & cooking-baking methods and have some fun with the recipes. We will start with chicken & plum pie, you will learn how to make a shortcrust pastry and the delicious filling. Then we will make our dessert, lemon posset with rose & lemon shortbread cookies. Posset is a type of pudding, easy to make and delicious! It's mentioned four times in Shakespeare’s works, from the Page in the Merry Wives of Windsor: "Yet be cheerful knight: thou shalt eat a posset to-night at my house"
Act V Scene 5
Finally we will make a salmon sallet (salad) and decorate it with real edible flowers! Sallet was used for a variety of dishes, but one popular one was salmon sallet to be fixed on the days Queen Elizabeth required everyone to eat fish. When we finish cooking we will enjoy our meal together and of course with some local ales! As Henry V said: "I would give all my fame for a pot of ale!" :)
This is a historical cooking-baking experience but like all of our other experiences it is very colorful and fun!
* Vegetarian menu is available upon request.

Sample Menu

• Pie
• Salmon Salad
• Lemon Posset
• Lemon and Rose Shortbread Cookies
• Local Ales

Inclusions
  • Dinner
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Cooking & Baking Tools

Exclusions
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
Departure Point

9 Ely St, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6LW, UK


Departure Time

03:00 PM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

3 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

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