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Historical Cooking by the Experts

The websites listed here have information on Medieval & Renaissance cooking as provided by individuals and groups that are considered professional experts in the field.
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Aashpaz A history of Persian Food through the ages 
A History of Royal Food and Feasting On this course, you’ll join expert historians, curators and food scientists from the University of Reading and Historic Royal Palaces, to immerse yourself in the changing tastes of successive generations of royalty and experience the splendour of their palaces - from the Tudors to the 20th century. 
Ancient Grains Website dedicated to work in archaeobotany 
An Early Meal A Viking Age Cookbook & Culinary Odyssey 
A Taste of History with Joyce White Joyce White is an Annapolis-based food historian and foodways consultant who offers a variety of different food history topics. 
Celtnet Recipes  
Clifford A. Wright A source for the authentic and traditional foods of Italy and the Mediterranean in their cultural and historical context illustrated with hundreds of heirloom and innovative Italian and Mediterranean recipes fully-tested in the kitchen of cookbook author Clifford A. Wright, a winner of the James Beard/ KitchenAid Cookbook of the Year 2000 and Winner of the Beard Award for the Best Writing on Food 2000. 
Cookbook Archaeology  
Cooking The Books website for Historic Cookery Team at Hampton Court Palace 
Coquinaria  A site focused on Medieval Dutch cookery 
Culina Historica website of Andreas Klumpp; a medieval and post medieval archaeologist and historian specializing on historic cookery and nutrition. 
Do Bianchi Jeremy Parzen Ph.D. created his blog “Do Bianchi” to offer readers a humanist perspective into the world of Italian wine and food. 
Eat Medieval Dedicated to a collaboration between academics, a local restaurant and practical food experts, all committed to bringing to life the Middle Ages, and in particular to enhancing our knowledge and experience of medieval food.  
Fast Food in Medieval Europe Penn State University Center for Medieval Studies 
Food History Jottings Blog of Food Historian Ivan Day 
Food History News  
Food Timeline Food History & Vintage Recipes 
HISTORICAL RECIPES From Caruso to Giuseppe Verdi to Totò: famous people and their favourite recipes 
Historic Food The Website of Food Historian Ivan Day 
In my Iraqi Kitchen: Recipes, History and Culture, by Nawal Nasrallah A blog by an independent Iraqi scholar, passionate about cooking and its history and culture, an award-winning researcher and food writer. 
Ken Albala's Blog Noted author of books on historical cooking 
King's Taste Productions presents Christy Seelye-King Professional Chef Christy Seelye-King is also a Culinary Historian 
Konan sem kyndir ofninn sinn (The woman who kissed her oven) Icelandic Cooking including Historical Cooking 
L'alimentation à l'époque mérovingienne Musée des Temps Barbares 
Medieval Cookery  
Medieval Gastronomy A collection of Medieval Artwork featuring food 
Medieval/Renaissance Food Homepage  
Monumenta Culinaria et Diaetetica Historica by Professor Thomas Gloning. Corpus of culinary & dietetic texts of Europe from the Middle Ages to 1800 
Old Cook Gastronomie médiévale Histoire de la cuisine 
Online Culinary History Network  
Open Hearth Cooking Contains thousands of links pertaining to open hearth, bake oven, wood stove and other pre WWI forms of cooking and related subjects 
Professor Martha Carlin's Home Page  
Take a Thousand Eggs Cindy Renfrow: Author of books on ancient and medieval cooking and brewing 
The Art of Food The Art of Food Lecture Series explores culinary history and practices, and the artistic display of food, and its preparation. This series of events complements the exhibitions The Edible Monument: The Art of Food for Festivals, on view at the Getty Research Institute from October 13, 2015, to March 13, 2016, and Eat, Drink, and Be Merry: Food in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, on view at the Getty Museum from October 13, 2015, to January 3, 2016. 
The Food Museum  
The Foods of England Project Brings together the original receipts for over three thousand dishes from the forgotten English pasta dishes of the fourteenth century to classics of today 
The Old Foodie  
The Silk Road Gourmet A journey through the cuisines, histories and cultures of the more than thirty countries that traded goods along that great lifeline of the ancient world - The Silk Road. 
The Worshipful Company of Bakers  
Why'd You Eat That? Blog devoted to an anthropological survey of food 
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