This Dutch parsnip salad is based on an earlier recipe by Bartolomeo Platina, circa 1475.
Two Romanian recipes featuring sour cream.
This mid-century recipe is incredibly easy to make and is about as authentic as it gets.
It may surprise you to learn that people in the Middle Ages ate salad. And they ate it often. Unlike today, salads weren’t for calorie-conscious women on diets. Salads were very common meal starters and were loaded full of herbs and aromatic vegetables found in every household garden. Salads were not only genuinely enjoyed by people of…