Medieval Fightclub have a range of metal and leather care products, from Traitement Royal, which would be of use to all kinds of re-enactors. I tried out the Le:Balm Forever Leather Wax and Wax:On polishing compound. The products were supplied by Medieval Fightclub, but they have not otherwise compensated us for this review.
A book about parchment, ink and illumination.
Receipes and history of Stuart (17th C)
“So what’s a Petworth?”
“Well, it’s a Great Estate in England, built in the 12th Century….”
“It depends on what the pound is selling them for.”
“…. I’m putting that in my review now.”
Medieval Carving a standing rib roast and a little spatchcock
This is a beautiful hand carved handle on a high carbon steel knife. It’s based on similar finds across Scandinavia and Europe between 1200-1400.
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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An annotated facsimile of “A Proper Newe Booke of Cokerye”
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.