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F ood in Medieval Times

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F ood in Medieval
Times
Melitta Weiss Adamson

Food through History

Greenwood Press
Westport, Connecticut • London

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Adamson, Melitta Weiss.
Food in medieval times / Melitta Weiss Adamson.
p. cm.––(Food through history ISSN 1542–8087)
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0–313–32147–7
1. Cookery, Medieval. 2. Cookery––Europe––History. I. Title. II. Series.
TX641.A33 2004
641.3´0094´0902––dc22
2004014054
British Library Cataloging in Publication Data is available.
Copyright © 2004 by Melitta Weiss Adamson
All rights reserved. No portion of this book may be
reproduced, by any process or technique, without the
express written consent of the publisher.
Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 2004014054
ISBN: 0–313–32147–7
ISSN: 1542–8087
First published in 2004
Greenwood Press, 88 Post Road West, Westport, CT 06881
An imprint of Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc.
www.greenwood.com
Printed in the United States of America

The paper used in this book complies with the
Permanent Paper Standard issued by the National
Information Standards Organization (Z39.48–1984).
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C ONTENTS

Acknowledgments
Timeline
Introduction

vii
ix
xvii

1. Foodstuffs
Grains
Legumes
Vegetables
Herbs
Spices
Fruits
Nuts
Condiments
Domestic and Wild Animals
Fish
Dairy Products
Beverages

1
1
5
6
11
15
19
24
26
30
39
45
48

2. Food Preparation

55

3. Cuisines by Region
Britain
France
Spain

83
90
101
115

CONTENTS

Italy
Germany
The Low Countries

124
131
141

4. Eating Habits and Food Ideas

155

5. Food and Religion

181

6. Concepts of Diet and Nutrition

205

Conclusion
Glossary
Suggested Further Readings
Subject Index
Recipe Index

233
237
239
245
257

vi

A CKNOWLEDGMENTS...

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