Learn About 19th Century Cooking With "Victorian Holiday Meal At The Alamo"

December 11, 2020

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What was cooking like in the mid-1800s? Learn how food was made in the 19th century with a "Victorian Holiday Meal at the Alamo" on December 20th. Using Airbnb Online Experiences, this virtual cooking class will teach viewers how food was made in the mid-1800s, and how to convert specific recipes to their modern-day equivalents. 
"We believe that food is a great way to connect people with history," Alamo Living History Manager Tim Hicks said. "This class is an opportunity to experience the Alamo from a new angle, and will be a great way to get into the holiday spirit. These historic dishes would make a fine addition to any holiday dinner." 
Using an open-fire in the Living History Encampment at the Alamo, Hicks will guide viewers step-by-step on how to cook each recipe while they follow along in their own kitchens. Participants will be sent ingredient and recipe lists in advance in order to prep beforehand. The historic recipes attendees will learn to make include mulled wine, fricassee of chicken, spiced cranberries, and lemon cream pie. 
Airbnb Online Experiences offers unique events run by locals that provide a different type of learning experience than expected. With this virtual event, viewers have the opportunity to experience the Alamo in a different way than many would expect from the Shrine of Texas Liberty. 
"Victorian Holiday Meal At The Alamo" is an online only event, using Airbnb Online Experiences. There are only 10 spots available, with tickets expected to go fast at $35 per connection.  

What:   "Victorian Holiday Meal At The Alamo" learn how food was cooked during the mid-1800s in this engaging, 90-minute virtual cooking class. 
Who:    Public 
When:  Saturday, December 20 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Where: Virtual, Buy Tickets Here

About Alamo Trust, Inc. | Located in the heart of San Antonio, the Alamo serves as a sacred memorial to all those who lived, fought and died there. Visitors pay homage to the heroes of the 1836 Battle of the Alamo, a defining moment in Texas History. Alamo Trust, Inc., or the Alamo, tells that story of Texas independence, as part of its 300-year history to over 1.6 million visitors every year. To visit the Alamo is to witness living history, experience authentic artifacts and admire an iconic landmark that shaped the country. Visit thealamo.org.