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Cinnamon and Catteren Cakes

Though ’tis rare that Mistress Agnes can afford spices, she does have to enliven Sir Francis’ food with such exotic items, so she thought it was timely to share her thoughts on cinnamon. 230 more words

Herbal Medicine

Medieval Monday / Middelaldermandag – Frumenty

A medieval lunch/dinner recipe found at CookIt!

Frumenty was a staple food for thousands of years. The earliest versions were probably made by early farming communities with dried grains. 87 more words


The Greedy Queen: historic recipes recreated at York Mansion House

We are thrilled to be able to welcome Danielle Bond, Communications officer, for City of York Council to our blog and Dr Annie Gray, food historian and lecturer who has been recreating historic recipes for Georgian gem York Mansion House. 1,060 more words

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Eat Like an Egyptian

An article by Stephanie Butler publised on
history.com october 2013

Archeological discoveries have told us much about how ancient Egyptians worshiped, celebrated and mourned. But these scientific finds have also provided tantalizing clues about how–and what–this complex civilization ate. 396 more words


Recipe: Boston Beer-Baked Beans

Greetings, beer-lovers!

As we discussed not long ago, one of beer’s many wonderful qualities is its versatility! Here at the Black Creek Growler, we do enjoy cooking with our beer. 387 more words