An easy three-ingredient almond paste/pudding recipe from Das Kochbuch der Sabina Welserin.
A medieval English blancmange recipe with almond milk, chicken and rice.
This lovely 14th-century English cherry pudding (Chireseye) is delicious and easy to make.
A history of natural and artificial food dyes in the U.S. and Europe. Featuring recipes for dyeing Easter eggs with Turmeric, red cabbage and beets.
It might be called French toast, German toast, Arme Riddere, Torrija, Bombay Toast, or any number of other names. We can now add Tostees Dorees to the list!
Tourteletes en Fryture is a medieval English recipe that would make a perfect dessert for your next Christmas party.
This 15th-century ginger and honey confection is deliciously spicy and only takes about 25 minutes to make!
The Christmas traditions, music and food of medieval Europe.
While preparing the menu for my upcoming Easter-themed medieval cookery class, I came across a great dish that fits all of the criteria: simple, relatively fast and uses hard-cooked eggs. Easter follows the Catholic tradition of observing Lent, a six-week period of religious devotion and observance that includes fasting and abstinence from certain types of…
Turnips were a staple food item in Europe for centuries. In ancient Rome, Pliny the Elder wrote that next to corn and beans, there was “no plant that is of more extensive use” than the turnip. During the medieval and renaissance eras they were inexpensive, easy to grow and survived the cold of winter. Root…