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Food In Olden times
They had three meals a day in olden times, breakfast, dinner, and supper.
What meals consisted of.
The meals consisted of, at breakfast, porridge made of oaten or wheaten meal and milk and homemade butter, and the poorer people had hot water and a spoonful of sugar on it and the richer people had rashers of bacon.
For dinner they had porridge or potatoes or turnips, and they made broth out of nettles and added oaten meal to it.
The table was either in the middle of the floor or hanging from the wall.
The bread was made of oaten, wheaten, or Indian meal, and it was baked on a griddle. They made boxty from potatoes and they also made rasp loaves from them