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Meleri and the Feast


[image: Meleri]

Meleri is preparing a feast for a special visitor. Use the objects to help you create a menu for the feast.

[image: Quern]

Quern
a) What is Meleri grinding?

[image: Cauldron]

Cauldron
b) What is being heated?

[image: Basket]

c) Which of these foods would Meleri and her family eat at the feast?
  • Oatmeal bread
  • Potatoes
  • Mead
  • Cheese
  • Lasagne
  • Apples
  • Blackberries
  • Pop Tarts
  • Wild birds eggs
  • Bananas
  • Geese
  • Goat meat
  • Cola
  • Garlic
  • Stinging nettles
  • Dandelions
  • Jelly
  • Frogs
  • Sea food
  • Nuts
  • Laver bread

Click here for the answers!

a) She could be grinding corn
b) Porridge
c) She definitely would not have used Potatoes, Lasagne, Pop tarts, Bananas, Cola or Jelly

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