Oysters were commonly served in eighteenth-century pubs and were not considered a delicacy as they are today. They were easy to harvest, were cheap and came in their own shell- an eighteenth century convenience food. One food historian I know refers to them as eighteenth-century crisps.
As we are celebrating the eighteenth-century pub Continue reading Oyster bread
We have been looking into what alcoholic drinks were consumed in eighteenth-century Dublin ahead of Saturday’s pub crawl and we thought we would share some of our findings with you. Beer and porter seem to be the most widely consumed drinks in the city. There would have been a recognizable class distinction in the Continue reading Pub life in eighteenth-century Dublin