Robert Brindley

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Christmas - The Facts!! (8/10)


Mince Pies
Originally mince pies were made in the shape of a crib, some even with pastry baby Jesuses! They were band along with Christmas, by Oliver Cromwell's parliament in 1647, but as people still wanted to eat mince pies, they made them plain round.
This shape continued to be used when a king was back on the throne in 1660.
Just for info.....................It's meant to be bad luck not to eat a mince pie someone offers you!!



More facts to follow...............

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