Anglo-Saxon Food and Drink: Production, Processing, Distribution, and Consumption

Anglo Saxon Food and Drink Production Processing Distribution and Consumption A vast amount of information has been brought together on all aspects of Anglo Saxon food and drink A picture is provided for how food was grown conserved prepared and eaten during the period from t

  • Title: Anglo-Saxon Food and Drink: Production, Processing, Distribution, and Consumption
  • Author: Ann Hagen
  • ISBN: 9781898281412
  • Page: 469
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A vast amount of information has been brought together on all aspects of Anglo Saxon food and drink A picture is provided for how food was grown, conserved, prepared and eaten during the period from the beginning of the 5th century to the 11th century.Food production for home consumption was the basis of economic activity throughout the Anglo Saxon period Used as paymentA vast amount of information has been brought together on all aspects of Anglo Saxon food and drink A picture is provided for how food was grown, conserved, prepared and eaten during the period from the beginning of the 5th century to the 11th century.Food production for home consumption was the basis of economic activity throughout the Anglo Saxon period Used as payment and a medium of trade, food was the basis of the Anglo Saxons system of finance and administration Information from various literary and archaeological sources has been brought together in order to build up a picture of how food was grown, conserved, distributed, prepared and eaten during the period from the beginning of the 5th century to the 11th century Many people will find it fascinating for the views it gives of an important aspect of Anglo Saxon life and culture In addition to Anglo Saxon England, the Celtic west of Britain is also covered This edition combines earlier titles A Handbook of Anglo Saxon Food and A Second Handbook of Anglo Saxon Food Drink Extensive index.

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    1. Intensive treatment of the subject. With discussions of how we can piece it together. Everything from the recipes given in leechdoms to archaeological evidence, like the sieved spoon buried with ladies, probably used when they were serving the wine or mead at the great feasts, to the fact that "lady" means "bread-kneeder" so probably women made bread.It covers everything from drying kilns used for grain, dairying, and butchery -- through storage such as brining and smoking -- cooking -- to the g [...]


    2. This is an excellent work, both in its specialized domain (there aren't many books on Anglo-Saxon food) and as an example of rigorous and comprehensive food history overall. It is a model of how to explore periods in food history which are little-known and under-documented (as I am currently doing myself for early French food).


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