Sometimes, you just want a quick cheap overview of a subject, in this case medieval surgery.
This is a complete English translation of the 15th Century Hildegard von Bingen’s Physica and is a must have for anyone interested in medieval herbs and healing.
The Medieval Kitchen is a collection of recipes from 14th and 15th French and Italian sources. It separates the recipes into the various categories – Soups, pasta, meats cooked in sauce, pies etc. This makes it a lot easier for a cook who knows what kind of food they want to cook, but not what exactly they want to cook.
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Ah Brears. Brears, Brears, Brears. This is my all time favourite cooking book. While it helps that the time period I re-enact is 14th Century English and this book is bang on for what I do, it is also a fantastic resource.