What Did the Rich Eat in Medieval Times?

Wealthy nobles loved meat, but they loved dessert more

The Duke of Berry feasting in 1410 AD
The Duke of Berry enjoying a grand meal in 1410 | Sourced from Wikimedia

TToday, a healthy diet includes lots of vegetables, fruit, and perhaps the absence of meat and sugary desserts. But to a medieval lord, that would not only be a sign of disrespect to his guests, but it would also bring shame to his name.

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Sajjad Choudhury

Sajjad Choudhury

Product Operations Manager @ Onfido | Writer on History, Personal Development and Tech | Find and connect with me here https://linktr.ee/saj_chy