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A Hermit's Cookbook: Monks, Food and Fasting in the Middle Ages

Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

Published

Publication date06/2011
Place of publicationLondon
PublisherContinuum
ISBN (Print)978-0-8264-2393-1
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

This book explores monastic attitudes to food and fasting, opens the lid on how hermits and monks prepared and ate their food, and places them in the context of developing notions of cookery in the medieval world.