Food and Drink in Anglo-Saxon England

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Tempus, 2004 - History - 96 pages
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Food in Anglo-Saxon England tells the story of what people ate and drank in England before the changes that have made our diet so sophisticated, varied, and paradoxically, homogeneous. Only very high-value goods such as spices and wine were imported into England at this time, so people were dependent upon native foods. This extensively illustrated book paints a vivid picture of the Anglo-Saxon diet, and includes recipes and a reconstruction of a typical Anglo-Saxon meal.

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Fantastic book on the food and drink before the Conquest. Dense with details and lots of really original research. Piecing together what Anglo-Saxons ate is incredibly difficult. Dr.Banham puzzles out ... Read full review

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Contents

Acknowledgements
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Cereals Bread and Beer
13
Vegetables Herbs and Other Flavourings
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