Oh No! I Burnt The Soup!

It’s a terrible feeling when you realise that you looked away from your delicious pottage for just a second and now it’s burnt. It’s too late to start another pot, and people are depending on this for their meal. We’ve compiled the list of medieval sources about removing the burnt taste from the pottage here.

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Images in the Margins – Review

Images in the Margins is a fun book details some of the (often silly) margins that could be found in medieval manuscripts.

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Early English Meals and Manners- Review

Something that I think more people should look into is manners. We spend all this time on clothing and cooking but not on how the food it was presented, why it was presented the way it was, and how good mannered people functioned in society in general.

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Dress Accessories 1150-1450 – Review

Museum of London’s Dress Accessories is one of the best places to start looking at English archaeological finds in regards to what people were accessorizing themselves with.

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Review – In Service to the Duke

This is the world’s first glimpse of the spectacular color and amazingly clear presentation of swordsmanship and martial tradition from 15th century Germany. Christian Henry Tobler, Chivalry Bookshelf and the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munich, have combined their strengths to produce a limited facsimile translations of one of the most important treatises in the tradition of Master Johannes Liechtenauer.

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Cleaning your linens

Want to know how to get your beautiful linens clean after an event? Here’s how!

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