Here is your weekly roundup of Food History links.
Are you a member of the Graduate Association for Food Studies”? It’s the official graduate student caucus of the Association for the Study of Food and Society, but they do not limit their membership to Grad students only. I’ve had the pleasure of watching this grow since 2014 and the information that they have available now is the most complete and interesting yet.
The family or the farm: A Sophie’s Choice? The late medieval crisis in Flanders, Erik Thoen and Tim Soens. Universiteit Gent.
Voedselconsumptie te Brugge in de Middeleeuwen (1280-1470): Case study van het Sint-Jans hospitaal en het hospitaal van de Potterie, Sigrid Dehaeck, Universiteit Gent.
Food in the Middle Ages: New foods and changing fashions in diet, Iona McCleery, University of Leeds.
Clarissa and the King’s Cookbook — Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3
The late Clarissa Dickson Wright, of “Two Fat Ladies” fame, delves into the Forme of Cury. I’m probably really showing my age with the “Two Fat Ladies” reference.
Archanth’s YouTube Channel — https://www.youtube.com/user/archanth
Has videos covering many aspects of medieval life, including cooking, farming, and housewares.
Tudor Christmas Cookalong at the Tudor Kitchens at Hampton Court Palace.
It’s Hampton Court Palace. It’s amazing.
Off Topic, but something that someone may find useful:
Not about food history, but the best advice that I’ve received in a long time about getting off of your ass and writing: Is Being A Writer One Of Your Goals This Year? Here’s Some Help.
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