A Taste of History:10,000 years of food in Britain

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A Taste of History:10,000 years of food in Britain

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Edited and introduced by Maggie Black, British Musuem Press in conjunction with English Heritage. 1993, ISBN 0-7-141-1732-3.
Contributions from Jane Refrew, Maggie Black, Peter Brears, Jennifer Stead and Gill Corbishley.
Chapters headed prehistoric (IronAge), Roman, Medieval (really just 14th/15th century) Tudor, Jacobean, Georgian, Victorian and 20th Century (mostly WW2).
Workable but nothing amazing.
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hiya m8, is it recipes for meals ? or details about what came into the country and when ? is there much about preserving techniques ? :)
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All the above.
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"Workable but nothing amazing" suggests a trip to the library rather than the bookshop?
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I'd go along with that, unless you can find a copy 2nd hand.
I'll be using some of the medieval recipes at a function later this year as they are, at least translated not only into modern English but also functioning recipes as opposed to the guesswork/experiemntation you need to carry out following other books.
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Ta. I'll try the library first then :)
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