Take a culinary trip to the past with this whimsical celebration of Middle Ages cookery. Includes illustrations!
Verjuice, peafowl, elder flower . . . these are just some of the common ingredients to be found in a typical medieval kitchen. Here the authors have dusted off traditional fourteenth and fifteenth century recipes and tweaked them to suit a contemporary palate, whether you're celebrating St. Swithin's Day and Martinmas, or Secretary's Day and Christmas!
Packed with all kinds of fascinating tidbits, this cookbook will please foodies as well as food history buffs, and includes delightful hand-drawn illustrations throughout. Pairing dishes with Middle Ages holidays, the authors have created a true feast of information that will encourage your inner cook.