Lifestyles During Medieval Times

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The Medieval Menu During Medieval Times, people’s diets began to change. The soldiers from the Crusades brought back spices and another ingredient that would become a big part of English food…sugar. Because the spices were not native to England, they had to be imported from the Middle East. This caused the spices to be expensive so only the wealthy were able to obtain them. The contrast between the diets of the wealthy and the poor is great. While the wealthy had their choice of basically any meat (even whales) and deserts galore, the poor were very unfortunate and normally ate food that had been preserved. The cuisine for the wealthy would have been very flavorful due to the abundance of spices, and the meals for the poor would have been
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