Waffles and Waffle Irons of the 16-17th Century

Waffles and Waffle Irons of the 16-17th Century

That Shakespeare Life is supported by listeners who sign up to be our patrons. Join our listener community today. This website contains affiliate links. In William Shakespeare’s Henry V Part II, Scene 3, Pistol uses the phrase “men’s faiths are wafer-cakes.” Wafer...
Musk Sugar 16th Century Recipe

Musk Sugar 16th Century Recipe

Support the show and get access to special bonus content on Patreon. This website contain affiliate links. Musk Sugar appears in a recipe from the mid 1550s by Sir Hugh Plat where he tells you how to make a scented sugar for cooking. This recipe comes from his book...
Beer Making with Richard Unger (Ep 199)

Beer Making with Richard Unger (Ep 199)

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Ep 144: Executioners with DJ Guba

Ep 144: Executioners with DJ Guba

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Did Shakespeare Have Hand Lotion? (New on YouTube)

Did Shakespeare Have Hand Lotion? (New on YouTube)

As we are all washing our hands more frequently these days, and if you’re like me–singing a song to remember how long 20 seconds is when you wash, then you are likely consuming a lot more hand lotion in addition to your soap to combat dry fingers and scaly...