Cooking with Shakespeare PDF ePub eBook

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Cooking with Shakespeare free pdf Feasts, banquets, and everyday meals were central to daily life in Elizabethan England, a world reflected so lavishly in Shakespeare's plays. This book helps students and general readers learn more about Shakespeare's food culture. An introductory essay discusses the culinary customs of Shakespeare's era. This is followed by more than 180 recipes from Elizabethan times. Recipes are grouped in chapters according to types of food and are accompanied by modernized versions for today's chefs. Passages from Shakespeare's plays relate the recipes to his texts and help students use food to gain a greater appreciation of his world and works. An introductory essay discusses food in Elizabethan society. This is followed by the heart of the book, a collection of more than 180 recipes from Shakespeare's world. Recipes are grouped in chapters on particular types of food, such as fish and seafood, pork, vegetables, beef and veal, and beverages, and are accompanied by modernized versions for contemporary cooks. Passages from the plays relate the recipes to Shakespeare's works and help students understand both his plays and the world in which he lived. The volume closes with a list of hard to find ingredients, a chart of wages and prices from Shakespeare's day, sample menus, a glossary, and a bibliography of period cookbooks, secondary works, and electronic resources.

About Mark Morton

Mark Morton is Instructional Program Manager for the Centre for Learning and Teaching through Technology, at the University of Waterloo. His other books include Cupboard Love: A Dictionary of Culinary Curiosities and The End: Closing Words for a Millennium. Andrew Coppolino is a freelance writer and editor and was previously a writing skills specialist at the University of Guelph.

Details Book

Author : Mark Morton
Publisher : Greenwood Press
Data Published : 30 March 2008
ISBN : 0313337071
EAN : 9780313337079
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 336 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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