Seven Centuries of English Cooking - MCKENDRY, MaximeWeidenfeld & Nicolson, 1973, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. DJ slightly ruffled along edges. Bruised at head, tail and corners. Internally bright and clean.
The recipes are divided into five chronological sections, each section being preceded by an introduction which gives an account of the fashions and changes in the food and drink of the period. Many of the dishes are simple to make; others have been included for the imaginative cook who will not baulk at the thought of re-creating a dish from Henry IV’s coronation feast or the Prince Regent’s table at Brighton. Food from the periods: Fourteenth to the Sixteenth Century; The Seventeenth Century; The Eighteenth Century; The Nineteenth Century; The Twentieth Century;
Size: 10" x 6¾". 240 pages.