A Thyme and Place: Medieval Feasts and Recipes for the Modern Table

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Skyhorse, Jun 7, 2016 - Cooking - 152 pages
Take a culinary trip to the past with this whimsical celebration of Middle Ages cookery. Includes illustrations!
 
Verjuice, peafowl, elder flower . . . these are just some of the common ingredients to be found in a typical medieval kitchen. Here the authors have dusted off traditional fourteenth and fifteenth century recipes and tweaked them to suit a contemporary palate, whether you’re celebrating St. Swithin’s Day and Martinmas, or Secretary’s Day and Christmas!
 
Packed with all kinds of fascinating tidbits, this cookbook will please foodies as well as food history buffs, and includes delightful hand-drawn illustrations throughout. Pairing dishes with Middle Ages holidays, the authors have created a true feast of information that will encourage your inner cook.
 

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MEDIEVAL HOLIDAYS FEASTS
Plough Monday

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About the author (2016)

Tricia Cohen grew up in a house with two kitchens, surrounded by family, food, and love. In her adult life, she continues to share her love for food with the community as a hostess, gourmet home cook, and sous chef. She lives in North Truro, Massachusetts.

Lisa Graves is the author and illustrator of the series Women in History, with three books to her name, as well as the illustrator of The Tudor Tutor (Skyhorse Publishing). She is the creator of Historywitch.com, a site dedicated to illustrations of history’s most fascinating characters. She lives in Medway, Massachusetts.

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