Food and Feasts in the Middle Ages (Medieval World Series)

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Feasts were a common way of drawing families and communities together in the Middle Ages.

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Crabtree

Feasts were a common way of drawing families and communities together in the Middle Ages. They were also used as an opportunity to display a noble family’s wealth. This delightful book takes readers inside a medieval kitchen highlighting utensils used in food preparation, the servants who worked there, and how food was prepared. Topics include:
• farming and livestock
• the harvest and how food was preserved
• markets and fairs
• herbs and spices to flavor salty foods
• food in other cultures of the same period
• towns and the merchant class
• the butcher, baker, brewer and other tradespeople
• the medieval kitchen
• hunting, hawking and fishing
• the extravagance of the noble’s feast
• feast days, celebrations, and the Church
• food shortages and famine

Ages 7 to 14 years.

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