Manage episode 280852450 series 1436791
Merry Christmas everyone. What a year, so lets round it off in comfort. This special episode features.
Quick chat about Victorian Christmas Cards
Introducing Mrs Beeton, and the standardisation of recipes.
Why running a household really was difficult.
A valet or a butler?
Hints of gender conflicts and the danger of left over Turkey.
Order above all – Spit Spot.
Mince pies, and extraordinary mince pies
What would the neighbours say?
The birth of sweets
Dying for a humbug
Pass the arsenic.
A Christmas Ghost story.
You can find the full mince pie recipe here
Thanks for your listening. I hope you enjoy. If you want to get in touch, I’d love to hear from you. You can email me at email@example.com, follow me on twitter @ageofvictoria, visit the website at www.ageofvictoriapodcast.com. The show also has a facebook page and group. Just search for Age of Victoria. Don’t forget to leave a review on iTunes, it takes less time than making a coffee. If you want to support the show on patreon, just click here, or you can go to Patreon and search for age of victoria podcast or my name.