[Sca-cooks] Fwd: Anyone seen this book?
t.d.decker at worldnet.att.net
Sun Sep 2 07:01:25 PDT 2007
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From: "Johnna Holloway" <johnna at sitka.engin.umich.edu>
To: "Cooks within the SCA" <sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org>
Sent: Saturday, September 01, 2007 5:32 PM
Subject: Re: [Sca-cooks] Fwd: Anyone seen this book?
> For some reason this book is being mentioned on various lists as being
> It's not new at all. It came out in 2005 and was mentioned on the list a
> year ago.
> And yes you are going to have to be able to read Italian!
> From my original post back in August 2006
>> _I ricettari di Federico II : dal "Meridionale" al "Liber de coquina"
>> review is here--
>> also here
>> CULTURE: MIDDLE AGES - COOKBOOK ATTRIBUTED TO GOURMET EMPEROR FEDERICO II
>> Rome, Jan. 16th - (Adnkronos) - Emperor Federico II was also a
>> first-rate gourmet, a passionate connoisseur of the art of cooking. And
>> to his patronage we owe the writing up, between 1230 and 1250, of the
>> ''Liber de coquina''. This is what is sustained by Anna Martellotti,
>> former German history professor at the University of Bari, in the essay
>> ''I ricettari di Federico II'' [The recipe books of Federico II],
>> published by the Olschki publishing house.
> Lilinah wrote:
>> A friend of mine posted this to the west-cooks list and i thought
>> that there might be someone here who knows about this:
>>> The recipe books of Frederick II. From 'Meridionale' to 'Liber de
>>> by Anna Martellotti, Published by Leo S. Olschki Editore in the
>>> "Library of the Archivum Romanicum"
>>> Is it, as I fear, only available in Italian?
>>> (looking at more info on Italian cooking!)
>> Anyone familiar with this book? Any opinions about its contents?
>> Thanks for any info...
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