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Medieval Cooking in Today's Kitchen

Greg Jenkins

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This cookbook contains 78 recipes for delicious drinks, hearty breads, soups and hors d'oeuvres, robust entrées, and rich desserts that originate from the folkloric foundations of individual cultures throughout Europe and the English Isles in the Middle Ages. These ancient and exotic foods, libations, and flavors take you through history in a festive time machine—your own kitchen! Each recipe has been researched, translated, prepared by time-honored cooking traditions, and is suitable for modern chefs everywhere. Caws Wedi Pobi "Welsh Rarebit" and sweet and spicy Chawetty Tarts, and rare dishes like Pompys "Medieval Meatballs in Sweet Sauce," Rissoles Meat Tarts, and roasted Aberdeenshire Pheasant are sure to find great favor with your guests. With simple and fun-to-make recipes, this book includes historical information, preparation suggestions, and a thorough resource guide that takes you and your guests on a culinary journey into the past when our ancestors ruled the ancient world.

Size: 7" x 10" | 87 color photos | 160 pp
ISBN13: 9780764348426

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Greg Jenkins is a mental health professional, pastoral counselor, artist, and lecturer. He is the founder and co-director of Soulful Expressions: Independent Art Survey and Psychological Consulting, an organization that conducts research into the meanings of patient artwork, and is an avid folklorist and collector of urban legends as well as the many aspects of history that make up the diverse peoples in our world today. Greg is the author of such books as The Theban Oracle: Discover the Magic of the Ancient Alphabet That Changes Lives, Florida’s Ghostly Legends and Haunted Folklore, volumes 1-3, Chronicles of the Strange and Uncanny in Florida, Haunted Inns, Pubs & Eateries of St. Augustine.