[Sca-cooks] Libellus de Arte was bread pudding
kiridono at gmail.com
Fri Feb 6 10:45:52 PST 2009
Where would one acquire a copy of the CD? I'd like to see what she had to
say. I already have a copy of the book..and it is wonderful!
On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 12:11 PM, Johnna Holloway <johnnae at mac.com> wrote:
> I should also have mentioned that Nanna Rognvaldardottir (who did the
> marvelous book
> Icelandic Food & Cookery and who was a member of the
> SCA Cooks List for many years) gave a keynote presentation on
> the Harpestreng Manuscripts at the
> European Cooking from Rome to the Renaissance (CooksCon) 2 Conference
> in January 2002. The paper is on the CD of conference papers that was
> released in 2002.
> It's worth getting a copy of that CD for those papers.
> I'd certainly recommend getting a copy of the Grewe/Hieatt Libellus.
> It is also worth owning for those interested in early cookery.
> Euriol of Lothian wrote:
>> Yeah, I misspoke.... I just went to confirm that my book shows the
>> transcription on one side of the page and the translation on the other. So
>> indeed each of the four manuscripts has its own translation. Sometimes it
>> hard to remember in the wee hours of the morning how manuscripts are
>> presented in various books.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> There's an English translation to each of the original manuscripts.
>> There should be posts in the Florilegium regarding the Libellus.
>> I did a number of posts about it right after I joined the list in 2001
>> because I was one of the only people that owned it at the time.
>> Euriol of Lothian wrote:
>>> Here is the information I have on the book:
>>> Grewe Rudolf and Hieatt Constance B.Libellus de arte coquinaria: An Early
>> Northern Cookery Book [Book]. - Tempe : Arizona Center for Medieval and
>> Renaissance Studies, 2001. - p. 158. - A critical edition and translation
>> 13th century Germanic recipes based on four extant manuscripts written in
>> Danish, Icelandic and Low German. - ISBN 0-86698-264-7.
>>> The book contains the text from the four manuscripts and an English
>> Translation. It does seem this Harpstrang cookbook maybe one of these four
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