[Sca-cooks] New (To Me) Resources

Sam Wallace guillaumedep at worldnet.att.net
Fri Aug 24 20:52:16 PDT 2007


I have been doing a round of web research and found the following items that 
I wanted to share:

Bibliographie Gastronomique by Georges Vicaire (pub 1890)
The ultimate list of cookbooks!

Two 16th century Polish herbals, O ziolach i ich mocy and Herbarz polski, 
plus a bunch of other interesting stuff can be found on this link:

I am looking for a copy of Kuchenmeisterei / Kuchenmeisterey / Kuchmistrz . 
I currently have a facsimile copy of a manuscript that I found online. 
However, it was written in several different hands, some of which I am just 
not up to deciphering. I know there was a facsimile edition of a printed 
version, but I am not having any luck finding it. I did find, I think, an 
original copy at Bibliotheca Gastronomica 
(http://www.antiquariat.net/gastronomica), an antique bookseller, but it was 
a little outside my price range. Go here if you are interested:

This brings up a search I did on the same site:
I was lookin for German facsimile edition cookbooks and found a few.

A number of facsimile editions of cookbooks from the 16th through the 18th 

For those who can make it to the Los Angeles Public library, they have 
Castore Durante's Il Tesoro Della Sanita (1588); Domenico Romoldi's La 
Singolare Dottrina (1570); and Bartolomeo Scappi's Opera (1598) in the Rare 
Books section:

An Italian article about Sicily in the 15th century:

Have fun,


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