Fabulous Feasts: Medieval Cookery and Ceremony

Fabulous Feasts: Medieval Cookery and Ceremony

by Madeleine Pelner Cosman
     
 
What did people who lived during the Middle Ages eat? How did they eat? Dr. Cosman proves just how endlessly intriguing the answers to these questions are in this fascinating exploration of medieval food habits in service, table manners, menu, and courtly magnificence. Also provided are tempting recipes for the modern-day host and hostess who would like to delight

Overview

What did people who lived during the Middle Ages eat? How did they eat? Dr. Cosman proves just how endlessly intriguing the answers to these questions are in this fascinating exploration of medieval food habits in service, table manners, menu, and courtly magnificence. Also provided are tempting recipes for the modern-day host and hostess who would like to delight their guests with a medieval feast. Fabulous Feasts received nominations for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.

Author Biography: Madeleine Pelner Cosman is a prominent attorney specializing in medical law and Professor Emerita of the City College of the City University in New York.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807608326
Publisher:
Braziller, George Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/1977
Pages:
224

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