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Food in medieval times

Author: Melitta Weiss Adamson
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004.
Series: Food through history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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New light is shed on everyday life in the middle ages in Great Britain and continental Europe through this unique survey of its food culture. Students and other readers will learn about the common foodstuffs available, how and what they cooked, ate, and drank, what the regional cuisines were like, how the different classes entertained and celebrated, and what restrictions they followed for health and faith reasons.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Adamson, Melitta Weiss.
Food in medieval times.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Melitta Weiss Adamson
ISBN: 0313321477 9780313321474 9780313361760 0313361762
OCLC Number: 55738647
Description: xxiii, 256 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Foodstuffs --
Food preparation --
Cuisines by region --
Eating habits and food ideas --
Food and religion --
Concepts of diet and nutrition.
Series Title: Food through history.
Responsibility: Melitta Weiss Adamson.
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New light is shed on everyday life in the Middle Ages in Great Britain and continental Europe through this unique survey of its food culture.  Read more...

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