Tortes out of the oven, ready to serve.

Sites with information on Medieval and Renaissance Foods

David Friedman’s Website
Translations of primary sources, worked out recipes etc.

The Medieval/Renaissance Food Homepage
Information and links to tons of information, primary sources etc.

Corpus of culinary & dietetic texts of Europe from the Middle Ages to 1800
Thomas Gloning’s extensive listing of publications on food history, primary sources, etc.

The Sifter
A free website for searching and comparing authors, their works and the details of their works regarding food and related topics around the world and throughout history.

Sites to purchase obscure ingredients

Penzeys Spices
Best website for purchasing spices; check the Store Locator, there might be a bricks and mortar store near you.

World Spice Market
Carries high quality spices, including the Guild’s ‘Powder Forte’ and ‘English Spiced Beef’ mixes, etc.
Saffron and vanilla at excellent prices.

Random Useful Websites

Convert Recipe
Metric to US Measurement Conversions, and translations of British cooking terms.

Online [modern] recipe collection

Food Safety
The US Government’s website on safe food handling practices.

Slow Food
Movement for “the protection of the right to taste”.  In contrast to “fast food”.

Food in Season
A chart of when foods are in season/good buys.

Pan Size and Volume

A list of pan sizes that can accomodate the volume of a recipe.

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