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Food and Feasts in the Middle Ages : Medieval Worlds S. - Lynne Elliott

Food and Feasts in the Middle Ages

Medieval Worlds S.

Paperback

Published: 1st March 2004
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
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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, servants, 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
- the butcher, baker, brewer and other tradespeople
- the extravagance of the noble's feast
- feast days, celebrations, and the Church

"Crabtree's Medieval World series...feature(s) color illustrations that are photographs of archival medieval book and tapestry illustrations, with some original drawings skillfully done to blend in. There are also some photographs of medieval buildings. All illustrations are captioned, providing supplementary information to the text...(These) books would be appropriate for upper elementary students, particularly where medieval history forms part of the social studies curriculum."

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
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ISBN: 9780778713807
ISBN-10: 0778713806
Series: Medieval Worlds S.
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
For Grades: 3 - 4
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1st March 2004
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Co,Canada
Country of Publication: CA
Dimensions (cm): 28.0 x 21.5  x 0.6
Weight (kg): 0.16