[Sca-cooks] printed cookbooks prior to 1501

David Walddon david at vastrepast.com
Mon Nov 9 08:47:24 PST 2009

It is more than fine with my Raffaella.
It is your work. 

On 11/9/09 10:02 AM, "Raphaella DiContini" <raphaellad at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Greetings, 
>   Sorry if this was already covered in this thread, I'm nearing the end of a
> huge move and my computer died this weekend so I'm playing catch up.
>    I have some great information that Master Eduardo was kind enough to share
> with me. It's a book published in Italy in 1960 that lists "all" of the
> cookery and related foods books published in Italy, in Italian, starting with
> the printing press onward. The first entry listed is Honesta Voluptata which
> has 6 separate listings from 1475-1416. Apparently Lord Westbury felt it was
> pertinent to add. However, it is important to note that he also chose to
> include agricultural books that were not cook books in the recipes sense,
> because of the importance of what was available agriculturally. I took the
> chronological index of this book and put it into a spreadsheet so you can sort
> by author, title, year of publication, edition # (counting by publishing dates
> given here), and the page number of his further notes in the rest of the book.
> If it's alright with Eduardo I'd be happy to share the spreadsheet that I put
> together. It's a really fascinating way to look at the information. Will this
> list accept attachments, or should I try to post it somewhere to the web and
> point to the URL?
> In joyous service,
> Raffaella 
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