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Title:
Food and feasts in the Middle Ages
Author:
Elliott, Lynne.
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Publication Information:
New York : Crabtree Pub. Co., [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
The Middle Ages -- Medieval ideas about food -- Farming and raising livestock -- Peasants' food -- Markets and fairs -- The spice trade -- Eating in towns -- Food shops -- Cooking in the castle -- A noble's table -- A noble's feast -- Hunting, hawking, and fishing -- Feast days and fast days -- Food in other cultures.
Reading Level:
IG 1170 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.0 1.0 78668.
ISBN:
9780778713487

9780778713807
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

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.


Table of Contents

The Middle Agesp. 4
Ideas About Foodp. 6
Farmingp. 8
Peasants' Foodp. 10
Markets and Fairsp. 12
The Spice Tradep. 14
Eating in Townsp. 16
Food Shopsp. 18
Cooking in the Castlep. 20
A Noble's Tablep. 22
A Noble's Feastp. 24
Hunting, Hawking, and Fishingp. 26
Feasts and Fastsp. 28
Food in Other Culturesp. 30
Glossary and Indexp. 32