[Sca-cooks] Early Period varieties of vegetables
johnnae at mac.com
Wed Apr 25 15:53:48 PDT 2012
I presume you saw the article
"Medieval and Renaissance Cookery, Cookbooks, and Foods from
was published last fall in the Gauntlet.
Works that examine plants and were listed therein include:
Medieval Food Traditions in Northern Europe. Edited by Sabine Karg.
Copenhagen: National Museum of Denmark, 2007. (National Museum Studies
in Archaeology & History volume 12.) Botanical lists of plants gleaned
from various sites. Hanseatic Germany, Estonia, and Northern Poland;
medieval Finland; Sweden and the Hanse; also medieval Denmark; and
Banham, Debby. Food and Drink in Anglo-Saxon England. Stroud,
Gloucestershire: Tempus, 2004.
Hagen, Ann. Anglo-Saxon Food and Drink. Hockwold cum Wilton, Norfolk,
England: Anglo-Saxon Books, 2006. Combined one volume version of: A
Handbook of Anglo-Saxon Food: Processing and Consumption, 1992, and A
Second handbook of Anglo-Saxon Food & Drink : Production &
Distribution, 1995. Hagen works are classics that are widely cited.
Have you contacted or been in touch with other early period groups?
Regia Anglorum provides articles on the Viking period http://www.regia.org/listings.htm
as do the email lists maintained by Vikings-NA http://www.vikingsna.com/
and The Vikings. http://www.vikingsonline.org.uk/
On Apr 25, 2012, at 2:26 PM, Tre wrote:
> snipped I'm trying to find varieties of several vegetables that
> would be at least close to the viking/anglo-saxon varieties.
> Has anyone done research into this, or have any ideas as to where I
> could find the information?
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