[Sca-cooks] Images of meals in BSB Clm 835

David Friedman ddfr at daviddfriedman.com
Mon Jun 27 21:40:26 PDT 2011

>I've run across an English Psalter of what looks to be the late 12th or
>early 13th century based on clothing styles, and it has a rather rich
>collection of feasting images.  The source says that it is the first
>quarter of the 13th century, but the clothing style leads me to believe
>that it is just turn of the century, if even that late.  I thought I would
>share and ask a question!
>I'm wondering if anyone has any insight on what longish things might be
>that look like all the world to me as breadsticks?  The color seems to
>vary a bit (but then the fish can be green too), and in many images people
>touch them with two fingers.  In one there is a person grasping and
>separating a section.


One alternative would be lengths of string cheese, or something similar.

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