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Medieval tastes : food, cooking, and the table / Massimo Montanari ; translated by Beth Archer Brombert.
- Montanari, Massimo, 1949-
About this work
Also known as
Gusti del Medioevo. English
New York : Columbia University Press, 
vi, 267 pages ; 24 cm.
Translation of: Gusti del Medioevo.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Where to find it
LocationHistory of Medicine DFXP.34.AA2-3