The Medieval Cookbook
A colourful cookbook with a selection of eighty recipes drawn from medieval sources and adapted for the modern cook. Extensively illustrated with scenes from medieval life, the dishes reflect the food eaten by many branches of society. An introduction describes contemporary eating habits and customs for the clergy and large households, whilst the book ends with a section on medicinal herbs and medicines.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Steve.Bivans - LibraryThing
Want to throw a medieval feast? This is the book you need. Lots of great recipes and stories to give you a foundation of historical background on feasting in the Middle Ages. The barley bread recipe is fantastic! Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - chaingang - LibraryThing
Very approachable "first period cookbook". Gives a good sense of how to get from manuscript to plate. Though some of the modern versions arent quite in line with the original, they work OK, and the ... Read full review