Tag Archives: Recipe of the Week

White Metheglin Baumfylde Manuscript c.1626

Hand written books/manuscripts, held by a person, family, or group to record information of importance to them are a central source of information on day to day life in times past. Separate from correspondence, or formal texts, these types of … Continue reading

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La Framboisiere’s Pleasant Beer

Last week I introduced Nicholas Abraham de La Framboisiere’s 1600 ‘Le Govvernement Necessaire a Chacun Pour Vivre Longuement en Sante’ (Governance required for everyone to live long in health), and a somewhat ambiguous recipe for Mead for the Eyes. Cinnamon … Continue reading

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La Framboisiere’s Mead for the Eyes

Nicholas Abraham de La Framboisiere’s 1600 ‘Le Govvernement Necessaire a Chacun Pour Vivre Longuement en Sante’ (Governance required for everyone to live long in health) contains 8 books focusing on conserving health, maintaining the complexion, women’s health, health at different … Continue reading

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Apple and Grape Mead 1517 Epulario by de Roselli

For 2018, I’ve decided to each week (approximately), present a recipe or source for mead that I do not believe has been widely seen. The focus will be on the raw historical information. With no further ado I offer the … Continue reading

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