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Medieval tastes : food, cooking, and the table / Massimo Montanari ; translated by Beth Archer Brombert.

  • Montanari, Massimo, 1949-
Date
[2015]
  • Books

About this work

Also known as

Gusti del Medioevo. English

Publication/Creation

New York : Columbia University Press, [2015]

Physical description

vi, 267 pages ; 24 cm.

Notes

Translation of: Gusti del Medioevo.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

Medieval near, medieval far -- Medieval cookbooks -- The grammar of food -- The times of food -- The aroma of civilization : bread -- Hunger for meat -- The ambiguous position of fish -- From milk to cheeses -- Condiment/fundament : the battle between oil, lard, and butter -- The bread tree -- The flavor of water -- The civilization of wine -- Rich food, poor food -- Monastic cooking -- The pilgrim's food -- The table as a representation of the world -- The fork and the hands -- The taste of knowledge.

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • Location

    History of Medicine DFXP.34.AA2-3

    Access

    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9780231167864
  • 0231167865