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Bread in the Middle Ages, includes some history on medieval bread and a couple of recipes, one Persian

Kings, knights, monks, peasants - everyone in the Middle Ages ate bread. This page includes medieval bread recipes and interesting facts about this food.

Taipei based artist and illustrator Yu Cheng Hong shares a slew of character art for a game that that never saw the light of day. Yu Cheng notes that the work was done early in 2012 but due to funding and technical issues the project was cancelled.

Fantastic character concept art from an abandoned game

Yu Cheng Hong is a talented artist based in Taipei, Taiwan who specializes in creating game art. Here’s a stunning series of avatar character design and costume for a game project.

The ancient ‘Liber de coquina‘, an anonymous treatise written in Naples at the court of Charles II of Anjou between 1285 and 1309, tells of the constant use of spices, heritage of Roman haut cuisine, and the preference that was given to the assembly of ingredients that were apparently irreconcilable such as sultanas, pine nuts, sugar and vinegar or the technique of boiling meat before cooking it.

The ancient ‘Liber de coquina‘, an anonymous treatise written in Naples at the…

Tacuinum Sanitatis, Medieval Health Handbook, dated before 1400, based on observations of medical order detailing the most important aspects of food, beverages and clothing, Saltwater fishing, Miniature, Fol, 82 v (Photo by Prisma/UIG/Getty Images)

Medieval kebabs and pasties: 5 foods you (probably) didn’t know were being eaten in the Middle Ages

Bread was "the basis of the medieval diet” and the amount that people ate throughout Europe was remarkably similar. Records from England, France and Italy that workmen, soldiers and even patients in hospitals were supposed to get about two pounds of bread per day. http://www.MemoryMakerTravelResource.com

Bread was "the basis of the medieval diet” and the amount that people ate…

Illustration of a Carpenter, Rudolf Meier - From the House Books of the Nuremberg Twelve Brothers Foundation, records of a charitable foundation started in the city of Nuremberg in 1388. The foundation would take 12 poor and needy people and provide them with training in a trade. Starting around 1425 their books would contain one-page illustration of the people they had helped, usually giving their name and what profession they were in. - Nuremburg, Germany - c. 1425-1450

Medieval Professions

Carpenter, House Books of the Nuremberg Twelve Brothers Foundation, Nuremberg Occupation and dress.

Medioevo e vino

La conservazione del vino nel Medioevo [A matron shows how to treat wine and conserve it properly. Scanned from Maggie Black's "Den medeltida kokboken", Swedish translation of The Medieval Cookbook]

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