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Skirret: the forgotten vegetable (brought to England by the Romans & used extensively through the medieval period until the Industrial Revolution)

Skirret: the forgotten Tudor vegetable

Skirret: the forgotten Tudor vegetable Ignored for centuries the sweet root vegetable has returned to Hampton Court Palace.

The Foods of England website holds the complete texts of dozens of cook books from that of the master-cooks of King Richard II in the 14th Century right up to Mrs Beeton and Escoffier

The Foods of England website holds the complete texts of dozens of cook books from that of the master-cooks of King Richard II in the Century right up to Mrs Beeton and Escoffier

LPS, "So many medieval recipes call for bread crumbs, and I was wondering how they made them. Then I saw this; perfectly illustrated and something they would have had! A sieve, of course!"

FOOD::: TOOLS::: KITCHEN::: COOKING::: So many medieval recipes call for bread crumbs, and I was wondering how they made them. perfectly illustrated and something they would have had! A sieve, of course!

Pouring the posset, which were used as home remedies by Georgian housewives

posset recipe from A posset (also spelled poshote, poshotte) was a British hot drink of milk curdled with wine or ale, often spiced, which was popular from medieval times to the century.

Roman bread stamp from Caerleon. The Romans knew several kinds of bread. Mostly these breads were made with sourdough. The bread could be made of wheat, spelt, barley, millet, rice even ground pulses. Ingredients-

This item comes from: Roman Legionary Museum (Item reference: A leaden bread-stamp, reading ‘Century of Quintinius Aquila’. Each century, of 80 men, baked its own bread, and sometimes marked it.

Viking Age molds for making silver pendants--Crucifixes & Mjolnir (Thor's Hammer). The far right mold could be used for making either depending on the customer. Mjolnir pendants only became popular to compete with the crosses worn by those with the new religion at the spread of Christianity.

Viking Age molds for making silver pendants--Crucifixes & Mjolnir (Thor's Hammer). Mjolnir pendants only became popular to compete with the crosses worn by those with the new religion at the spread of Christianity.

Medieval pancakes brought about this discussion.  The first written cookbooks were from the 14th century, 1306 in France and 1390 in England, until just this year, when they discovered Medieval recipe manuscripts dating back to 1140 at Durham Cathedral's monastery. 12thC cooking and food Visit www.facebook.com/jillbarnettbooks

Medieval pancakes brought about this discussion. The first written cookbooks were from the century, 1306 in France and 1390 in England, until just this year, when they discovered Medieval recipe manuscripts dating back to 1140 at Durham Cathedral's

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