Article: What Was On The First Christmas Menu?
My newest article in Mental Floss is 39 Dishes from the First Christmas Menu, Published in 1660.
If the thought of planning Christmas dinner makes you nervous, be glad you weren’t born in the Renaissance. The earliest known published Christmas menu includes pork, beef, goose, lark, pheasant, venison, oysters, swan, woodcock, and “a kid with a pudding in his belly.”
Included within, Swan Pie: