Sam Bilton’s book includes over 100 gingerbread recipes! I sampled Scottish Broonie, Swedish Pepparkakor and American Maple Syrup Gingerbread.
Tag: British Food
Milkemete Custard, c. 1450
This medieval custard pudding is thickened with flour and eggs and can be thickened and sweetened to taste.
Frumenty, a Medieval Wheat Porridge
A simple 14th-century wheat porridge cooked in almond milk.
Book Review- Sweet Slices of History: Baking & Cakes by Marjory Szurko
When I heard about a book written about the history of English baking I just had to add it to my library.
Daryols and Diriola: Two Medieval Custard Pies
One type of medieval custard tart was the Dariole, also known as Daryoles, Dariolles, Daryalys, and Diriola.
If you thought deep-fried sweets like funnel cakes, elephant ears/beaver tails and doughnuts were modern inventions for the county fair, think again. Fried pastries have been around since ancient Egypt and China. The Romans ate something called scriblita, a fried pastry dough. Fried doughs were common throughout Asia, the Middle East and Europe in various…
Egredouncye, a Medieval Sweet and Sour Dish
This delicious English pottage (c. 1420) features pork stewed in a sweet and sour gravy.