Ever wondered what would be on the menu in medieval England? Take a look with Kristin at one of the oldest English cookbooks, The Forme of Cury, and see what Richard II was having for dinner in this week’s episode of Footnoting History!
Paul A. Acker, “The Middle English Cooking Recipes in New York Public Library Whitney Ms 1.” Journal of the Early Book Society 14 (2011): 217-31.
Cocatrice and Lampray Hay: Late Fifteenth-Century Recipes from the Corpus Christi College Oxford. Edited by Constance B. Hieatt. Prospect Books, (2012).
The Culinary Recipes of Medieval England: An Epitome of Recipes from Extant Medieval English Culinary Manuscripts. Translated by Constance B. Hieatt. Prospect Books, (2013).
Curye on Inglysch: English Culinary Manuscripts of the Fourteenth Century (Including the Forme of Cury). Edited by Constance B. Hieatt and Sharon Butler. Oxford University Press, (1985).
Paul Freedman, Out of the East: Spices and the Medieval Imagination, Yale University Press, (2008)
Haddon Hall Kitchen, A reconstruction of a medieval kitchen. Haddon Hall is a manor house mentioned in the Doomesday Book (1086) and is the traditional seat of the Dukesof Rutland. (Photo by Billy Wilson)
MSS of the Forme of Cury: part of the Rylands Medieval Collection – MS 7 (previously Crawford MS 18).
Music: "Evening Melodrama" by Kevin Macleod (www.incompetech.com)