LIFE OF SHAKESPEARE
THE FOODS OF THE RENAISSANCE
What would you eat if you were rich?
As a rich person during the renaissance time period you had a much higher selection of foods to eat. These foods could include fruits, meats, and wine and water. These foods were not just eaten as special occasion foods, they would be eaten almost everyday just because they could similar to what we eat today.
What would you eat if you were poor?
If you were a poor person during the renaissance era you did not have the money to eat like the rich. Things that were eaten as a poor person would be soup,salad,cheap bread,cheap burnt bread,cheap burnt bread mixed with water, and yes more bread. Meat was so expensive during this time period it was only obtainable around once a month or at feasts, similar to parties! Lastly water was never drunk by the poor because the thought it was gross,so milk and ale were common drinks.