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[[Period]]-style '''cooking''' is a big part of many [[SCA]] [[event]]s ([[feast]]s being one obvious example :)
[[Period]] style cooking is a big part of many [[SCA]] events ([[feast]]s being one obvious example :)
 
  
 
Many period dishes are simple to prepare and only require ingredients that can be found in any supermarket. Remember that many [[food]]s we eat today didn't exist during period and their presence is noticable (to some people at any rate)
 
Many period dishes are simple to prepare and only require ingredients that can be found in any supermarket. Remember that many [[food]]s we eat today didn't exist during period and their presence is noticable (to some people at any rate)
  
There are many ways to participate in recreating medieval cooking. You can join your local [[Guild_of_Cooks|cooks guild]], cook for a few SCA friends following a medieval recipe, or cook period food over an open fire at a [[camping event]]. When using period recipes, you might have to make a lot of interpretative assumptions about what the recipe meant; in the SCA, revising a recipe to include these assumptions in a modern format is sometimes called "redacting", though outside of this context that word has a different meaning.
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There are many ways to participate in recreating [[medieval]] cooking. You can join your local [[Lochac Cooks' Guild|cooks guild]], cook for a few SCA friends following a medieval recipe, or cook period food over an open fire at a [[camping event]]. When using period recipes, you might have to make a lot of interpretative assumptions about what the recipe meant; in the SCA, revising a recipe to include these assumptions in a modern format is sometimes called "[[redaction|redacting]]", though outside of this context that word has a different meaning.
  
  
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; [[Pleyn Delit]] : An excellent collection of original and interpreted period recipes.  Highly recommended.
 
; [[Pleyn Delit]] : An excellent collection of original and interpreted period recipes.  Highly recommended.
  
There is also the website [http://www.godecookery.com/ Gode Cookery], which contains many period, period-style and periodoid recipes.
 
There is also the website [http://www.celtnet.org.uk/recipes Celtnet Recipes], which has a large number of period recipes and their redactions.
 
  
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== Area Specific ==
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==== England ====
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:; [[Forme of Cury]] : circa 1390
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==== Germany ====
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:;Das Kochbuch des Meisters Eberhard : 15th century - [http://www.florilegium.org/?http%3A//www.florilegium.org/files/FOOD-MANUSCRIPTS/Eberhard-art.html Stefan's Florilegium]
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:;Das Kochbuch des Sabina Welserin : circa 1553 - [http://www.uni-giessen.de/gloning/tx/sawe.htm German text], [http://www.daviddfriedman.com/Medieval/Cookbooks/Sabrina_Welserin.html English text]
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:;Kochbuch des Maria Stenglerin : 1554 - [http://www.uni-giessen.de/gloning/tx/stenglerin-kochbuch-1554.pdf PDF]
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== External Links ==
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:There is also the website [http://www.godecookery.com/ Gode Cookery], which contains many period, period-style and [[periodoid]] recipes.
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:There is also the website [http://www.celtnet.org.uk/recipes Celtnet Recipes], which has a large number of period recipes and their redactions.
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''See Also:''
 
''See Also:''
* [[food]],
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* [[food|Food]]
 
* [[Recipe]]
 
* [[Recipe]]
 
[[Category:food]]
 
[[Category:food]]
 
[[Category:arts]]
 
[[Category:arts]]

Latest revision as of 22:59, 2 June 2013

Period-style cooking is a big part of many SCA events (feasts being one obvious example :)

Many period dishes are simple to prepare and only require ingredients that can be found in any supermarket. Remember that many foods we eat today didn't exist during period and their presence is noticable (to some people at any rate)

There are many ways to participate in recreating medieval cooking. You can join your local cooks guild, cook for a few SCA friends following a medieval recipe, or cook period food over an open fire at a camping event. When using period recipes, you might have to make a lot of interpretative assumptions about what the recipe meant; in the SCA, revising a recipe to include these assumptions in a modern format is sometimes called "redacting", though outside of this context that word has a different meaning.


Books

Several good books have been written with period and period-style (cf. Period vs. Period-Style) cooking. Among these are:

Take a Thousand Eggs or More 
An excellent source in two volumes. The first contains originals, redactions & recipes; the second contains originals with redactions, but no modern recipes.
A Proper Newe Booke of Cokerye 
Originals & redactions from a 16th century cookbook.
Pleyn Delit 
An excellent collection of original and interpreted period recipes. Highly recommended.


Area Specific

England

Forme of Cury 
circa 1390

Germany

Das Kochbuch des Meisters Eberhard 
15th century - Stefan's Florilegium
Das Kochbuch des Sabina Welserin 
circa 1553 - German text, English text
Kochbuch des Maria Stenglerin 
1554 - PDF


External Links

There is also the website Gode Cookery, which contains many period, period-style and periodoid recipes.
There is also the website Celtnet Recipes, which has a large number of period recipes and their redactions.


See Also: