Recipes

Grande Sallet

To Make a grand Sallet Take buds of all kind of good Hearbs and a handful of French Capers, seven or eight Dates cut in long slices, a handfulm of Raisins of the Sun, the stones being pickt out, a handful of Almonds blancht, a handful of Currans,...

Medieval Mutton Stew

I am an archaeologist who specialises in the study of animal bones. Since most of these finds are the debris from food preparation and consumption, it follows that knowledge of contemporary culinary practices is a useful aid to interpretation. The...

Sweet Wine Cakes

The surviving Roman recipe book, attributed to Apicius, shows that sweet wine cakes could be served with ham boiled with figs, with an optional pepper sauce. Other sources suggest little cakes like this were an acceptable offering to the household gods. A...

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