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victuals (noun) [always plural and old-fashioned] food and drink.
Victuals are food and drink that we live on. A hospitable person always offers victuals to anyone who knock at their doors. That is, they offer food and drink to whoever visits them.
- The victuals have all gone cold, having been cooked hours ago. The guest however was hungry and was happy that he could have the cold food and drink.
- He was always a hospitable and offered victuals to his guests. He gave them food and drink and felt happy to see his guests satisfied.