The Medieval Cookbook

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British Museum Press, 1996 - Civilization, Medieval - 143 pages
4 Reviews
This cookbook offers a selection of 50 recipes drawn from medieval manuscripts which have been adapted for the modern cook. Illustrated with scenes from medieval life, the dishes reflect the food eaten by many branches of society. The book ends with a section on herbs and medicines.

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Wonderful book

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I bought this book as a gift for my boyfriend and he absolutely loves it. We are medieval enthusiasts and have wanted to try our hand at old world cuisine for some time. A search on the topic yielded ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cassie - Goodreads

While absolutely none of these recipes actually look good, I loved this cookbook. I thought it was a very interesting insight into Medieval life, and it was a lot of fun to read. Read full review

About the author (1996)

MAGGIE BLACK has written books for Oxford University Press, UNICEF, and Oxfam. She has worked as a consultant for UNICEF, Anti-Slavery International, and WaterAid, among others, and has written for "The Guardian", "The Economist", and BBC World Service.

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