How well do you know Victorian food? Take our historic cuisine quiz

Grab yourself a bowl of gruel and a slice of bread and dripping - or not - and put your knowledge of Victorian cuisine to the test in our quiz.

History fans, rejoice! ITV historical drama Victoria is available on Netflix.

Starring Jenna Coleman as Queen Victoria and Tom Hughes as Prince Albert, the series has been a massive hit across the country.

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To celebrate, we’ve brushed up on our history knowledge to look at how the Victorians, Queen and all, really lived – and more importantly, what they ate.

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We know the Victorians loved puddings, but do you know what actually went into them? And if you thought the street food scene we’re accustomed to now is something new think again – it was a bustling business back in the 1800s.

So how much do you know about Victorian food? Take our quiz to find out…

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