[Sca-cooks] only one cookbook

Johnna Holloway johnna at sitka.engin.umich.edu
Wed Oct 11 18:02:40 PDT 2006

Two fifteenth-century cookery-books : Harleian MS. 279 (ab 1430), & 
Harl. MS. 4016 (ab. 1450), with extracts from Ashmole MS. 1439, Laud MS. 
553, & Douce MS. 55
has it online now. It's not really necessary to buy the hard copy any 
There's Cindy's Take A Thousand Eggs or More
Ordinance of Pottage is OP and has been for years.  $80 and up on the 
used market.
Hieatt's *Curye on Inglysch: Middle English Recipes -
English Culinary Manuscripts of the Fourteenth Century (Early English 
Text Society Supplementary S.)*
is still available.Gee why are these titles so familiar?
Also available Concordance of English Recipes: 13^th to 15^th Centuries 
- $29.95 Constance Hieatt, Terry Nutter, & Johnna Holloway.
If you are going to do English works, you might as well get the cross 
index. And that is not a shameless commercial
plug, although I will be happy to sign it if we ever meet at an event or 
You could just ask for a gift certificate from Poison Pen Press.

Elaine Koogler wrote:
>  If English, then "Two Fifteenth Century Cookery Books".  If Mediterranean, 
> then Platina.  If French, the Taillevent.  Else....I dunno!
> Kiri
An Ordinance of Pottage (I believe this is out of print)
Curye on Inglysch (aka Forme of Curye and still available)
and Two Fifteenth Century Cookery Books (I've seen this one available in  
paperback)but then there was...Pleyn Delit snipped Liz

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