The Resource The medieval cookbook, Maggie Black

The medieval cookbook, Maggie Black

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The medieval cookbook
Title
The medieval cookbook
Statement of responsibility
Maggie Black
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "This book takes the reader on a gastronomic journey through the Middle Ages, offering not only a collection of medieval recipes, but a social history of the time. The eighty recipes, drawn from the earliest English cookbooks of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, are presented in two formats: the original middle English version and one adapted and tested for the modern cook. In a fascinating introduction, the author describes the range of available ingredients in medieval times and the meals that could be prepared from them--from simple daily snacks to celebratory feasts--as well as the preparation of the table, prescribed dining etiquette, and the various entertainments that accompanied elite banquets. Each chapter presents a series of recipes inspired by a historical event, a piece of literature, or a social occasion. Here we find descriptions of the grilled meats consumed by William the Conqueror's invading forces; the pies and puddings enjoyed by the pilgrims in Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales; and the more sumptuous fare served at royal feasts and Christmas celebrations. The author ends with a discussion of herbal recipes for various ailments. Beautifully illustrated with lively dining scenes from illuminated manuscripts and tapestries, this book serves up a delightful literary and visual repast for anyone interested in the history of food and dining."--
  • "Explores the cuisine of the Middle Ages within its historical context, examining its relationship with religion and with different classes of society. Includes recipes drawn from medieval manuscripts and adapts recipes for modern cooking"--
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Dewey number
641.5942
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TX717
LC item number
.B538 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
TX 717
NLM item number
B627m 2012
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1: After Domesday -- 2: Chaucer's company -- 3: Life in the cloister -- 4: Goodman of Paris -- 5: Of manners and meals -- 6: Court of Richard II -- 7: Courtly and Christmas feasting -- 8: Of herbals and simples -- Bibliography -- Picture credits -- Subject index of old recipes -- Index
Control code
ocn759909863
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Edition
Revised edition, second edition.
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9781606061091
Lccn
2011047302
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)759909863

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