Login Shopping Cart My Account TrackOrder
 
  Main Books Music DVDs Forum Spotlight Help
  Top 10s Our Picks New Arrivals Great Deals Short Quantities Notable Books
Home > Books > Cooking/Food/Wine > food & wine
Search   
Advanced Search
My Emma
and save 10% on your next order.
Special Offers, New Products and Forum Updates
Visit us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter See our Pictures on PInterest
ShoppingCart
 Shopping Cart
0 item(s) in your cart
 
Subtotal : $0.00
HACKER SAFE certified sites prevent over 99.9% of hacker crime.
Icon Description
Our Picks
New Arrivals
Great Deals
Short Quantities
Notable Books
Clearance Sale
Reading Group
The Curious Cookbook: Viper Soup, Badger Ham, Stewed Sparrows & 100 More Historic Recipes
 
 
Author
Peter Ross.
Publisher Mark Batty Publisher  
Format hardcover
Product Dimensions 8.5 x 6.25 x 1 inches
ISBN 9781935613527
Pages/Publication Date 164/2012
Daedalus Item Code 31359
This item is not available.
Description
If you've ever wanted to know how to roast a peacock or sauté a tortoise, serve up a mythical beast (half pig and half cockerel) or cure the plague with a simple infusion, impress your guests with exploding ships and castles or pies containing live frogs and birds, whip up a batch of "Whore's Farts" or make mock coffee from asparagus, then this is the book you need. It collects some of the most quaint, bizarre, revolting, and downright absurd recipes ever published, from fantastical ones written in the Middle Ages to frugal ones intended to help wartime cookbooks "make do" on the home front. Presented chronologically, with period illustrations of kitchens, ingredients, dishes, and feasts, the recipes can of course be re-created (should you be feeling especially omnivorous), but simply reading them offers fascinating insights into the cultural and economic aspects of their various eras.
 
 
HACKER SAFE certified sites prevent over 99.9% of hacker crime.
Books
Top 10s
Our Picks
New Arrivals
Great Deals
Short Quantities
Notable Books
Clearance
Reading Group Picks
Music
Top 10s
Our Picks
New Arrivals
Great Deals
Short Quantities
Notable Music
Clearance
DVDs
Top 10s
Our Picks
New Arrivals
Great Deals
Short Quantities
Notable DVDs
Clearance
Movie Group Picks
Customer Service
How to Order
FAQ
Contact Us
Feedback
About Us
Privacy Policy
My Account
Register
Forgot Password?
Change Your Info
Order History
Web Site Preference
Easy Order Form
Catalogs
Gift Cards
Track Order
 
Employment
Order online or call 1-800-395-2665 (U.S.) or 1-410-309-2705 (Outside U.S. & Canada)
This site features merchandise from our catalogs and store, in addition to items available only online. Availability may vary.
©2013 Daedalus Books, Inc. | Contact customer service at custserv@daedalusbooks.com
3