What Did The Anglo-Saxons Eat? Pottage is the ultimate Anglo-Saxon food, eaten by both the upper and lower classes. Basically a one-dish meal that was cooked in a cauldron over the fire, pottage probably served as a catchall for odds and ends of food.
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Possets - A Piggin of Fig Sue - The posset recipe below was probably given to the courtier and alchemist Sir Kenelm Digby by Charles Howard, the Earl of Carlisle. After his death, Digby's son allowed the publication of his father's collection of recipes.