[Sca-cooks] Semi-OT: Help! Lost text!

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Tue Jan 27 14:21:48 PST 2009

Check http://www.florilegium.org/ for this updated file:

_rec-tim-pray-msg - 8/29/08_

Period recipes using prayers for timing.

The Viandier is dated 1350 by the way. Taillevent's dates are circa 
is the English translation by James Prescott.

One handy source to period cookery books online or etexts is
to use Doc's handy list at:

Hope this helps,


Sydney Walker Freedman wrote:
> Anyway, I'm looking for references to using the paternoster to measure
> cooking time between the years 1150-1260.  I thought there was one in
> the ca. 1250 version of the Viandier, but the online text is gone.
> Could someone direct me to that text, and does anyone know of any
> other references within the stated time period?  Thanks!
> Pax Christi,
> Lady Cecilia de Cambrige
> _______________________________

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