In the centuries ranging from the Medieval Times through the settling of the Americas, human beings had a much different idea of diet and culinary preferences, to say the least. Not only were the cuisine choices limited and relative to people’s specific location, but resources and technology were obviously not as plentiful either, meaning living off the land was very literal.
But what exactly were they eating, then? Well, that’s not really for the faint of heart – especially in the middle ages. Many populations were scavengers, maximizing agriculture, and improvising when it came to meet. And no matter how appalling or strange their everyday meals were, people ate them happily and willingly, as sending something back or throwing it away was not an option. Here are the most astounding foods your ancestors ate to carry on your lineage.