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From Sheep's Head to Pheasant: Food in Victorian England

Special | 4m 12s

While wealthy Victorians hosted elaborate, multi-course meals with expensive ingredients, the working class stretched the rare piece of meat as far as they could. Watch the owners of Pleasant House Pub prepare wealthy and working class Victorian meals – and yes, there is a sheep's head.

Aired: 02/27/19

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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