Useful Internet websites for Medieval food research

compiled by THL Katja Davidova Orlova Khazarina

(Chris Adler)

1/29/01

 

Booksellers/book search engines who carry

Medieval cookbook reprints, redactions, and food history books

AbeBooks

http://abebooks.com/

Acanthus Books

http://store.yahoo.com/acanthus-books/bibofcookboo.html

Amazon

http://www.amazon.com

BiblioFind

http://bibliofind.com/

Bookfinder

http://www.bookfinder.com

AddALL Book Search and Price Comparison

http://www.addall.com

Food Heritage Press

http://www.foodbooks.com/medieval.htm

Greenduck Designs

http://www.greenduck.com

Independent Online Booksellers Association

http://www.ioba.org

Jessica's Biscuit/ ecookbooks.com

http://www.ecookbooks.com/index.html

Oxbow Books

http://www.oxbowbooks.com

Poison Pen Press

http://www.poisonpenpress.com

Potboiler Press

email alban@delphi.com

Reid & Wright

http://www.reidbook.com

 

Online Medieval/ancient food history periodicals

Index to the Oxford Symposium on Food Documents

http://users.aol.com/gerekr/medieval.html

Petits Propos Culinaires

http://www.ipa.org.uk/ppc/

Serve It Forth!

http://oldcolo.com/~memorman/sif_home.html (a periodical for/by SCA cooks)

 

Online period resources (many are partial postings)

Alte Kochrezepte aus dem bayrischen

http://www.uni-giessen.de/~g909/kb-dann.htm

Closet of… Sir Kenelme Digbie Knight, Opened

http://realbeer.com/spencer/digby.html

Culinary gleanings from John Gerard's Herball or General Historie of Plantes

http://members.aol.com/renfrowcm/gerardp1.html

Das Kochbuch der Sabina Welserin

http://www.best.com/~ddfr/Medieval/Cookbooks/Sabrina_Welserin.html

Du Fait de Cuisine

http://www.best.com/~ddfr/Medieval/Cookbooks/Du_Fait_de_Cuisine/du_fait_de_c_contents.html

Forme of Cury

http://www.pbm.com/~lindahl/foc/

Le Ménagier De Paris

http://www.pbm.com/~lindahl/menagier/

Liber Cure Cocorum

http://www.pbm.com/~lindahl/

Rheinfränkisches Kochbuch

http://www.uni-giessen.de/~g909/rfk.htm

 

Lists of period sources and/or books on Medieval cooking/food (some are out of print)

http://www.pbm.com/~lindahl/articles/food_bibliography.html

http://www.mit.edu:8001/people/wchuang/cooking/recipes/Medieval/Medieval_Cookbooks.html

http://www.mtsu.edu/%7Ekgregg/dmir/08/0836.html

http://www.lepg.org/biblio.htm

 

SCA Inc. food/cooking webpages

Digest archives for SCA-Cooks list

ftp://ftp.ansteorra.org/sca/archives/SCA-Cooks-digest

Medieval/Renaissance Food Homepage

http://www.pbm.com/~lindahl/food.htm

SCA Online College of Culinary Sciences

http://home.earthlink.net/~lstull/sca/u/cooks/

Stefan's Florilegium

http://www.florilegium.org/

(compilations of SCA-Cooks list discussions on beverages, feasts, food, food-books, food-breads, food-by region, sweet/decorated foods, food-vegetables, and plants/herbs/spices)

 

Webpages of food/cooking links, redactions, menus, articles, sources, etc.

Cariadoc's Miscellany

http://www.pbm.com/~lindahl/cariadoc/miscellany.html

Catalina Alvarez

http://MQH.CIT.CORNELL.EDU/~jules/medieval_info.html

Cindy Renfrow's Culinary History Page

http://www.thousandeggs.com

Cooking in Østgarðr

http://www.ostgardr.org/cooking/

Hitchhiker's Guide to Ancient Cookery

http://www.panix.com/~nexus/cooking/

Le Poulet Gauche

http://www.lepg.org/ (life and food in 16th Century France)

Master Huen's A Boke of Gode Cookery

http://www.godecookery.com

Medieval & Renaissance Cookery Webring Homepage

http://www.godecookery.com/mrcookwr/mrcookwr.htm

The Olde Cookery Book

http://www.bahnhof.se/~chimbis/tocb/

Ravensgard Food and Culinary Arts

http://users.aol.com/gerekr/medieval.html

Terry Nutter's Culinary History Zone

http://linux.cottagesoft.com/~jtn/Culinary/culhistf.html

 

Merchants who sell difficult-to-find Medieval spices and/or ingredients

Francesco Sirene, Spicer

http://www.silk.net/sirene (Sugar cones, long pepper, cubebs, etc. Run by a SCAdian)

The House-On-The-Hill

http://www.houseonthehill.net (Replicas of Medieval cookie molds)

King Arthur Flour Company

http://www.kingarthurflour.com (Saffron, whole grains, flours, sugars, lots of great kitchen toys, etc.)

Penn Herb Co. Ltd

http://www.pennherb.com

Penzeys Spices

http://www.penzeys.com (WONDERFULLY strong spices and herbs in bulk at decent prices)

Pepperers Guild

http://pw2.netcom.com/~dchesty/pepperers.html (Cubebs, grains of paradise, poudre douce, etc. Run by SCAdians)

World Spice Merchants

http://www.worldspice.com/

©1999 Chris P. Adler