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Medieval Monday - Rys

An early European recipe for rice found on Kitchen History

 Anje who runs Kitchen History writes: This recipe comes from a book called Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books… 66 more words


17th Century Recipes, Fit for a Gala

By Arlene Shaner, Historical Collections Librarian

The New York Academy of Medicine hosted its annual fund-raising gala at the Mandarin Oriental on June 14th.  Gala attendees had the opportunity to sample two treats based on recipes from one of our favorite manuscript receipt books. 400 more words

History Of Medicine

Colonial Innkeeper's Pie

Today I have a colonial era recipes to share.  I found this particular one on Pinterest and have to say it was not what I was expecting but tasted delicious.   81 more words


Recipes from the Ladies of Llangollen

As some readers may already know, I also run a book blog based on my never ending TBR Pile, and one of my recent reads was a book about the Ladies of Llangollen, … 743 more words

In The Kitchen

Weekend special:  Chicago's own Shrimp de Jonghe

Our store has jumbo 16-20 count wild-caught, raw Gulf shrimp on sale this weekend (editor’s note: by now, some of you have figured out where I work; after all, how many high-end grocery chains are there in greater Chicago? 678 more words

Main Dishes

Marmalade - Facts and History

The name Marmalade comes from the Portuguese word Marmelos, a quince paste similar in texture to an orange spread popular long before the commercialisation of marmalade in the late 18th century. 264 more words

Traditional Recipes

Food in The Hobbit

Article taken from http://oakden.co.uk/tea-in-the-hobbit/
Thanks to Joshua Robertson for finding and sharing this one!  And as a present day tea drinker, Mrs. Beeton’s instructions from 1861 on properly making tea are still totally right! 3,733 more words

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