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Three Danish archaeologists attempt to recreate in their new cookbook, A Culinary Journey Through Time. Drawing from published archaeological records, the three authors compiled 77 recipes for foods that the ancestors of Europeans likely ate between the Stone Age, 9000 years ago, and the Middle Ages.

Medieval chicken (main pic) plus (bottom, left to right) spices for sausage;

Culinary traditions of Gauls during Roman occupation (May 19, 2013,  European Night of Museums / Archaeological Museum of Chania ~ Crete / periodic exhibition: Asterix~ 50 years & 2 museums).

Culinary traditions of Gauls during Roman occupation (May European Night of Museums / Archaeological Museum of Chania ~ Crete / periodic exhibition: Asterix~ 50 years & 2 museums).

Wardyns in Syruppe - Wardyns (wardens) are a type of pear and were used often in medieval and Elizabethan times.  Recipe possibly from the Harliean manuscript, a 15th century book on cooking.

Wardyns in Syruppe - Wardyns (wardens) are a type of pear and were used often in medieval and Elizabethan times. Recipe possibly from the Harliean manuscript, a century book on cooking.

Let hem boyle ~ Historical cooking blog

Life on the Homestead is as much about life in the past as it is your life moving forward. We owe it to the past to not forget who and what we were but who we will become.

Spices table

Spices of Life, exploring unusual spices in historical cooking (GoT inspired)

"The French were making a kind of pie or cake called pastillus, a word that was transformed into gastellus, guastellus, wastellus, and gastiel, all names of different stuffed cakes that appear in texts from 1129 to 1200 in the areas of Champagne, Ile-de-France, and Picardie"

Recipe: Bastila (Morocco) Bastila: A Grand Moroccan Pigeon Pie

Goode Eates: Emeles -- Medieval Almond Cakes

As promised in the previous post, I returned to one of my favorite books, Pleyn Delit by Hieatt, Hosington, and Butler.

Medieval Food - these are sausage hedgehogs and they are soooo yummy :) (they are basically meatballs with almonds stuck in them for "spikes" and it looks like these ones have raisins for eyes) Kids love food that looks like something else

Medieval Food - these are sausage hedgehogs and they are soooo yummy :) (they are basically meatballs with almonds stuck in them for "spikes" and it looks like these ones have raisins for eyes) Kids love food that looks like something else

Plain Fare A Period Camp Cookbook A Collection of Simple, Documented Recipes For Cooking in Camp From the Kingdom of Drachenwald by Giano Balestriere (Volker Bach)

Plain Fare A Period Camp Cookbook A Collection of Simple, Documented Recipes For Cooking in Camp From the Kingdom of Drachenwald by Giano Balestriere (Volker Bach)

Poudre Douce from the Forme of Cury

A Saucy Series, Part II: Sauce Madame

An Early Meal: A Viking Age Cookbook and Culinary Odyssey

Viking Drinking Horn Vessels and Accessories

A book that any non-academic Viking-enthusiast would love to have on their shelf or in their kitchen.

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