An apple dish fit for a king

I love finding ancient recipes and trying to cook them at home. Living in York certainly means that I can find plenty of historic inspiration right on my doorstep. As a small nod to local royal celebrity Richard III - and in celebration of Bramley Apple week - I thought I would share one of … Continue reading An apple dish fit for a king

Vegan almond milk

Despite the carnivorous revelery amongst the medieval rich, in the early medieval period at least three out of seven days a week were considered fast days. On these times devout members of the community would abstain from eating meat, dairy and eggs. As a result of this regular abstention, cookbooks of the period are scattered … Continue reading Vegan almond milk