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Fabulous feasts : medieval cookery and ceremony.

Author/Creator:
Cosman, Madeleine Pelner.
Publication:
New York : G. Braziller, 2002.
Format/Description:
Book
224 pages, [12] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Subjects:
Food habits -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Social history -- Medieval, 500-1500.
Cooking, European -- History -- To 1500.
Cooking, Medieval.
Cooking, European.
Food habits.
Social history -- Medieval.
Europe.
Form/Genre:
History.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
Summary:
This book will delight any cook or history buff, with its various medieval recipes.
Contents:
Fabulous feasts; settings, servings, subtleties, menus, and marvels
Peacocks, parsley, princely pie; characteristics of medieval food
Chicken for Chaucer's kitchen; medieval London's market laws and larcenies
Fountain, river, privy, pot; medieval London's polluted waters
Sex, smut, sin, and spirit; medieval food and character
Medieval feasts for the modern table; practical prelude to the recipes.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-224).
Local notes:
Malgieri Collection copy has letter laid in, from Vicki Rosenberg of George Braziller, Inc., Publishers to Mr. Nick Malgieri.
Nick Malgieri Culinary Archive and Library copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2015 by Nick Malgieri.
Penn Provenance:
Malgieri, Nick (donor) (Malgieri Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2002
Contributor:
George Braziller, Inc.‏
Culinary Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Nick Malgieri Culinary Archive and Library (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
080760898X
9780807608982
OCLC:
57238159
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