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CLIP 465

Viking Food

Viking Food

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Key Info
  • Viking Food
  • Duration: 01:57
  • Presenter James MacKenzie is shown the types of food the Vikings ate, and how it was prepared and cooked. Vikings ate fruit and vegetables, kept animals for food - meat, milk, cheese and eggs - and had plenty of fish as they lived near the sea. Bread was made using a quern - stone tools for hand grinding grain. We know about the Vikings' diet and cooking implements from archaeological discoveries in Viking huts and refuse. This clip has subtitles available in Flash.
  • Subject:




  • Keywords: Soapstone, cauldron, quern, oats, grain, lattice-pattern, Vikings, archaeologists, diet, cooking, subtitled
Ideas for use in class
  • Could be used to show the sorts of food the Vikings ate and how it was prepared and cooked.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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