Monday, February 01, 2010

Shakespearean Snacks

Oysters - the Tudor version of cinema popcorn
Archaeologists say choice Tudor snacks included oysters by the cartload, crab and other shellfish like mussels, whelks and periwinkles.
Dried raisins and figs, hazelnuts, plums, cherries and peaches were also consumed in great quantities, according to experts who excavated The Rose and The Globe theatres on the south bank of the River Thames

(from Reuters, via Yahoo News).

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