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Jan 11, 2014 11:49 AM

Medieval Recipes

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  1. Reads like current recipes without spell check, even the steps

    Spoof maybe?

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    1. re: Alan408

      no they are not spoof
      written in old English

      1. re: jpr54_1

        I was able to understand them

        Can't be authentic though, potage is French, just kidding, have fun

        1. re: jpr54_1

          Yep they are in Middle English same as the Canterbury Tales by Chaucer. If your'e interested in medieval cookery , Taste: The Story of Britain Through Its Cookery by Kate Colquhoun is very good.

      2. JPR, for the mussels in almond milk recipe did you see on the right side bar this:

        "Personal opinion of the translator: This dish is vile!"

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