Traditional Food in Yorkshire

Traditional Food in Yorkshire

by Peter Brears

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781909248335
Publisher: Marion Boyars Publishers Ltd
Publication date: 10/10/2014
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author


Peter Brears is former Director of the Leeds City Museums and one of England’s foremost authorities on domestic artifacts and historical kitchens and cooking technology. This year he is also publishing Cooking & Dining in Tudor & Early Stuart England with Prospect Books.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 8

Introduction 9

Chapter 1 Farmworkers of the East Riding 13

Chapter 2 Farmworkers in Craven 25

Chapter 3 Fisherfolk of the Northern Coast 31

Chapter 4 West Riding Coal Miners 39

Chapter 5 Spinners and Weavers 50

Chapter 6 Workers in Towns 62

Chapter 7 Fuel and Fireplaces 74

Chapter 8 Porridge 98

Chapter 9 Oatcake 104

Chapter 10 Bread 123

Chapter 11 Meat 142

Chapter 12 Fish 175

Chapter 13 Puddings - Savoury and Sweet 188

Chapter 14 Cakes and Pastries 200

Chapter 15 The Dairy 216

Chapter 16 Beverages 236

Chapter 17 Home-brewed Beers and Whisky 246

Chapter 18 Feasts, Fairs and Celebrations 258

Chapter 19 Calendar Customs 274

Chapter 20 Headwashings, Weddings and Funerals 316

Appendix 1 Contents of Weavers' Cottages 339

Appendix 2 Descriptions of Miners' Cottages, 1842 344

Bibliography 346

Notes 353

General Index 365

Recipe Index 377

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