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FC: anglo- saxons food and drinks
1: THE FOOD AND DRINKS OF ANGLO SAXON PERIOD CREATED BY: JOE FINK AKA THE WORLDS GREATEST
2: fruit and vegetables exotic foods were unknown ;potatoes , tomatoes , bananas , pineapples carrots were purplish,red and small variety of cabbages onions and leeks cultivated as flavorings fruits such as :apples ,plums , cherries and sloes(a plum-like fruit)
4: Mead (pronounced /mid/) is an alcoholic beverage, made from honey and water via fermentation with yeast. Its alcoholic content may range from that of a mild ale to that of a strong wine. It may be still, carbonated, or sparkling. It may be dry, semi-sweet, or sweet. Mead is often referred to as "honey wine." mash; mead may also, like beer, be flavored with hops to produce a bitter, beer-like flavor. Mead is independently multicultural. It is known from many sources of ancient history throughout Europe, Africa and Asia, although archaeological evidence of it is ambiguous. Its origins are lost in prehistory; "it can be regarded as the ancestor of all fermented drinks," Maguelonne Toussaint-Samat has observed, "antedating the cultivation of the soil." Claude Lvi-Strauss makes a case for the invention of mead as a marker of the passage "from nature to culture."
5: certain mead beer may be brewed with different spices | alot of people choose to brew mead beer straight from their homes
6: They grew cereals - Wheat and rye for bread, barley for brewing and oats for animal food and porridge. vegetables - carrots, parsnip, cabbages, peas, beans and onions. fruit - such as apples, cherries and plums
8: Animals Pigs were important for food because they produce large litters, which would quickly mature and be ready for slaughter. They were the only animals reared just for their meat. Every other kind of animal served other purposes and were only killed when they became old or ill. Sheep were reared for their wool and meat. Cows were used for their milk and, when they were old, for hides, meat and glue. All animal fat was valuable for making oils for lamps.