Take a Thousand Eggs: 15th-Century Recipes Adapted for Modern Cookery: Hardbound Edition

Author: Renfrow, Cindy

Subjects: History; Medieval Recipes; Culinary History; Food; Cookbook

ISBN: 0-89824-952X

Order code: 952X

Price: $50.00

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Whether you are a student of history or a modern cook wanting to try your hand at something new (or something old, as is the case with these medieval recipes), this cookbook will enchant you. The author's enthusiasm is infectious; the illustrations are beautifully reproduced, showing details of medieval kitchens, dinners, cooks, and ingredients; and the modern adaptations are tempting and full of practical advice.

The original recipes are translated by the author from medieval manuscripts. They are reprinted by permission of the Council of the Early English Text Society. The book includes:

  • Full-period text with simultaneous modern English translations
  • More than 100 easy and delicious modernized recipes
  • More than 20 newly adapted recipes
  • Sample feast menus
  • Reproductions of period woodcuts
  • An expanded how-to section
  • Two glossaries
  • A bibliography
  • A full index
  • And much more...

Click here for reviews of this book. You can also visit Cindy Renfrow's website: www.thousandeggs.com

For the paperback edition of this book, click here.

Whether you are a student of history or a modern cook wanting to try your hand at something new (or something old, as is the case with these medieval recipes), this cookbook will enchant you. The author's enthusiasm is infectious; the illustrations are beautifully reproduced, showing details of medieval kitchens, dinners, cooks, and ingredients; and the modern adaptations are tempting and full of practical advice.

The original recipes are translated by the author from medieval manuscripts. They are reprinted by permission of the Council of the Early English Text Society. The book includes:

  • Full-period text with simultaneous modern English translations
  • More than 100 easy and delicious modernized recipes
  • More than 20 newly adapted recipes
  • Sample feast menus
  • Reproductions of period woodcuts
  • An expanded how-to section
  • Two glossaries
  • A bibliography
  • A full index
  • And much more...

Click here for reviews of this book. You can also visit Cindy Renfrow's website: www.thousandeggs.com

For the paperback edition of this book, click here.

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