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Food and Feasts in the Middle Ages

Elliott, Lynne (Book - 2004)
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Food and Feasts in the Middle Ages
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Feasts were a common way of drawing families and communities together in the Middle Ages. They were also used as an opportunity to display a noble family's wealth. This delightful book takes readers inside a medieval kitchen highlighting utensils used in food preparation, the servants who worked there, and how food was prepared.
Authors: Elliott, Lynne
Title: Food and feasts in the Middle Ages
Publisher: New York : Crabtree Pub. Co., c2004
Characteristics: 32 p. :,col. ill. ;,29 cm
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Statement of Responsibility: Lynne Elliott
Notes: Includes index
Contents: The Middle Ages
Medieval ideas about food
Farming and raising livestock
Peasants' food
Markets and fairs
The spice trade
Eating in towns
Food shops
Cooking in the castle
A noble's table
A noble's feast
Hunting, hawking, and fishing
Feast days and fast days
Food in other cultures
ISBN: 0778713806
0778713482
Branch Call Number: j 394.12 E46f 2004
Subject Headings: Civilization, Medieval Cooking, Medieval Dinners and dining History To 1500 Food habits History To 1500
Topical Term: Civilization, Medieval
Cooking, Medieval
Dinners and dining
Food habits
LCCN: 2004000817
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