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The Culinary Recipes of Medieval England

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Publisher Comments:

and#149;and#160;An epitomy of all surviving English medieval recipesand#160;and#149; The great advantage for students of medieval English cookery is that there is an identifiable corpus of evidence in the manuscripts that have survived to the present day. Although there may be some new discoveries, in general terms the corpus is relatively stable. The beauty of this book is that it addresses the corpus as a whole and abstracts from it paradigm recipes for every medieval dish that we know about. The book is organised by category of dish (Pottage; Meat Dishes; Poultry and Game Birds; Fish; Eggs and Dairy Dishes; Sauces and Condiments, and Baked Dishes). For each dish the editor has chosen what is in her view the most typical example and, citing the source, translates the original text.

About the Author

The late Constance Hieattand#8217;s work in editing and interpreting medieval English recipe texts is of long-standing repute. She has publishedand#160;An Ordinance of Pottageand#160;with Prospect Books andand#160;Curye on Inglyschand#160;with the EETS. Other works includeand#160;Pleyn Delitand#160;andand#160;Libellus de Arte Coquinaria. Her final edition was of recipes from Corpus Christi College, Oxford, which we titledand#160;Cocatrice and Lampray Hayand#160;and published last year. Constance Hieatt died at Christmas 2011.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781909248304
Author:
Hieatt, Constance B. (com)
Publisher:
Prospect Books
Author:
Constance Hieatt
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Special Diets
Subject:
History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20131012
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
30
Pages:
216
Dimensions:
9.5 x 6 x 0.5 in 0.5 oz

Related Subjects

Cooking and Food » Diet and Nutrition » Healthy Cooking
Cooking and Food » Diet and Nutrition » Special Diets » General
History and Social Science » Europe » Great Britain » General History
History and Social Science » Western Civilization » Medieval
History and Social Science » World History » England » General
History and Social Science » World History » European History General
History and Social Science » World History » Medieval and Renaissance
Religion » Comparative Religion » General
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Basketball » General

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