An overview of Indian culinary history and its many foreign, religious and cultural influences. Experience 16th-century Mughal cuisine through this traditional carrot halwa recipe.
These c. 1395 French hand pies are filled with mushrooms and cheese and flavored with spices.
A simple 14th-century wheat porridge cooked in almond milk.
Ugali is a simple dish made only with white cornmeal and water.
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!
All you’ll need to make these pancakes is flour, water, oil, salt and honey.
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…
Medieval rice porridge with dates, c. 1420.
Apple Muse was an extremely popular medieval dessert, likely enjoyed in some form at every level of society due to the availability of the three core ingredients. There are many versions of this recipe found in a variety of manuscripts but often under different names: Appylmoes, apulmos, appillinose, etc. All versions I’ve found call for apples,…
An ideal winter pottage from a German cookbook called Ein New Kochbuch (1581).