Victorian Street Food

Victorian Street Food

Victorian Street Food Imagine walking through your local fair or market. The smells from all the food stalls are making you hungry. What would you choose? Pancakes with chocolate spread; fluffy, sugary donuts; or something salty and savoury like burgers or hotdogs? Perhaps a tray of hot chilli, or aromatic curry and rice? For many […]

Food Politics

History of the politics of food

Food Politics Food has enormous power. The divide between those who have an abundance of things to eat and those who are desperately hungry has caused oppression, strikes and even revolution.  Bread and circuses  In ancient Rome, the phrase panem et circenses (bread and circuses) referred to the provision of free food and entertainment to […]

World War II – A brief history for kids

World War 2 facts for kids

World War II (1939-1945) – A brief history for kids How it all started On 3 September 1939, Britain and France went to war against Germany. The Nazi regime in Germany had invaded neighbouring countries in Europe like Austria and Czechoslovakia. Adolf Hitler, the German leader, wanted to extend his territory even further. When his […]