This Qing Dynasty-era recipe is still enjoyed as a classic Chinese dessert.
German Almond “Pudding,” 1553
An easy three-ingredient almond paste/pudding recipe from Das Kochbuch der Sabina Welserin.
Italian Blackberry Sauce, c. 1464
There is no shortage of 15th century Italian recipes thanks to Maestro Martino de Rossi, a well known and influential “celebrity” chef who worked in some of the greatest kitchens of late Medieval/Renaissance Italy. In 1464/65 he wrote Libro de Arte Coquinaria (The Art of Cooking), which is widely considered to be the first modern…
Almond Milk the Medieval Way: Pt. 2
This is part two of a three-part series of medieval almond milk recipes. Part One includes some background information about the important role that almond milk played in medieval cooking. If you haven’t done so already, I highly suggest reading Almond Milk the Medieval Way. Today’s almond milk recipe comes from a medieval cookbook called…
Almond Milk the Medieval Way
“Take peeled almonds, crush very well in a mortar, steep in water boiled and cooled to lukewarm, strain through cheesecloth and boil your almond milk on a few coals for an instant or two.”
– Le Viandier de Taillevent