Tuesday, 15 January 2013

'Food Through The Ages' Supper Club at The Geffrye Museum in Shoreditch

Funthyme, who are also hosting the 'Beat' supper club near Broadway Market, are holding an historical supper club at The Geffrye Museum in Kingsland Road, with dishes from the 17th to the 19th century.  It's more expensive than most at £55 per head, but it is also BYOB.

"Funthyme have collaborated with The Geffrye Museum to present 'Food Through The Ages', a unique and very special evening combining historic food and interiors.
We're stepping back in time to experience how previous generations dined set against the atmospheric backdrop of the stunning Geffrye Museum. The evening will comprise of a chance to explore the Geffrye's displays of middle class rooms from 1600 to the present day followed by a 5 course meal in the restaurant featuring a key recipe from each century. Introducing each course will be Kate Colquhoun, food historian and and author of 'Taste - The Story of Britain Through Its Cooking'
Soused Breast of Veal (c.1615)
Chilled and thinly sliced rolled breast of veal stuffed with sweet herbs and spices
Turnip Soup (c.1725)
A broth made with beef consomme and diced and caramelised turnips, enriched with bread
Sautee of Sole with Sauce a La Reine (c.1809)
Pan fried fillets of sole with mushrooms, parsley and shallot vinegar
Pork with Prunes (c.1964)
Roast pork loin with prunes and ginger
Dead Man's Arm (c.1800)
Jam Roly Poly"

When - Thursday 7th February

Where - The Geffrye Museum, 136 Kingsland Road, E2 8EA

Tickets are £55 which includes a historical drink on arrival. BYOB to accompany the meal.  Buy by calling on 0207 739 9893 or email bookings@geffrye-museum.org.uk

Link - Funthyme

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