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  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Boydell & Brewer; First Edition edition (19 Feb. 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1843834383
  • ISBN-13: 978-1843834380
  • Product Dimensions: 15.5 x 2.3 x 23.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,473,052 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Stylish and racy...An excellent book and a delight to read, written with panache and entirely convincing. --Professor PETER COSS, Cardiff University.

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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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5.0 out of 5 stars_The Medieval Cook_ looks at the kitchen of the ordinary person, with satisfying results
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