[Sca-cooks] A Fifteneth Centurie Cokeboke by Daphne Hilsdon

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Tue Oct 16 10:31:26 PDT 2012

So she didn't use the standard manuscripts found in

Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books. Edited by Thomas Austin. (England, 1430). 

I suppose the Morris she cites is the Liber Cure Cocorum.

Thanks for the review. I used my Prime library download last night on another volume.


On Oct 16, 2012, at 12:00 PM, Robin Carroll-Mann wrote:
It's a collection of 15th century recipes: snipped
> The bibliography is minimalist, with only 6 books listed.  Authors and
> titles; no dates, publishers or descriptions.  Here it is, verbatim:
> Medieval Feast Menus R Morris
> The Medieval Cookbook M Black
> Food and Feast in Medieval England P W Hammond
> Food and Cooking in Medieval Britain M Black (EH)
> An Ordinance of Potage C B Heatt [sic]
> A Fifteenth Century Cookry Boke compiled J L Anderson
> All in all, I'd describe it as a well-meaning effort from a re-enactor who
> cares about authenticity.  And at $3.61, it's not overpriced.  On the other
> hand, there are better resources available online, many of them for free.
> Brighid ni Chiarain

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