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The Medieval Cook by [Henisch, Bridget Ann]
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Bridget Henisch has tackled an enormous subject, the cook in western Europe, and expertly marshalled evidence throughout the medieval period. --Medium Aevum

It is an attractive piece of work, beautifully illustrated, making the subject highly approachable for the general reader. (...) A useful and highly entertaining introduction to the study of the necessity and artistry of cookery in the Middle Ages. --The Ricardian

An accessible overview of medieval culinary practice that will entertain and inform the general public. (...) The general audience will be seduced by the lively medley of cooks and kitchens the book presents. --The Medieval Review

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Bridget Henisch has tackled an enormous subject, the cook in western Europe, and expertly marshalled evidence throughout the medieval period. MEDIUM AEVUM
It is an attractive piece of work, beautifully illustrated, making the subject highly approachable for the general reader. (...) A useful and highly entertaining introduction to the study of the necessity and artistry of cookery in the Middle Ages. THE RIThis admirable book is based on a much wider field than the art of the period. It shows a remarkable range of literary and historical sources. SPECULUM
An accessible overview of medieval culinary practice that will entertain and inform the general publPour reprendre les termes du professeur Peter Cross de l'Université de Cardiff, l'ouvrage de l'historienne américaine Bridget Ann Henisch est écrit avec panache et conviction. Elle entraîne notamment le lecteur dans l'univers multiform

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 21879 KB
  • Print Length: 258 pages
  • Publisher: Boydell Press (19 Feb. 2009)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00G8OBNVC
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #663,034 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars_The Medieval Cook_ looks at the kitchen of the ordinary person, with satisfying results
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5.0 out of 5 starsLet's hear it for cooks!
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3.0 out of 5 starsIt would be great for a resource for research
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