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Professor Rebecca Earle explores Queen Victoria’s appetites

Food historian Professor Rebecca Earle explores Queen Victoria's hearty appetites in BBC History Magazine.

From ‘fancy breads’ and smoked haddock to whisky and mulled wine, Queen Victoria displayed a healthy enjoyment of food and drink throughout her life. Food historian Professor Rebecca Earle explores the five-foot monarch’s hearty appetites…

 
 
Professor Rebecca Earle is a food historian and professor of history at the University of Warwick and the author of The Body of the Conquistador: Food, Race and the Colonial Experience in Spanish America (CUP 2012)

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