Food & Cooking, & Diet

Cookery and diet of our ancestors from prehistory onwards, from archaeological data to historic recipes.

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  1. Cooking with Plants in Prehistoric Greece

    Cooking with Plants in Prehistoric Greece: An Archaeobotanical Exploration of Ancient Cuisine [Paperback]

    Soultana Maria Valamoti(Author)

    Regular Price: $55.00

    Special Price: $41.25

    ISBN: 9781789251685
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This book is the outcome of more than 20 years of archaeobotanical research conducted by the author at prehistoric sites in Greece. In its 13 chapters the book offers an overview of a wide range of plant food ingredients, starting ... .... Learn More
  2. Mangiare nel Medioevo

    Mangiare nel Medioevo: Alimentazione e cultura gastronomica nell’età di mezzo [Paperback]

    Maria Concetta Salemi(Author)

    $25.00

    ISBN: 9788856302424
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: La Cuccagna
    Volume: 5
    The eating habits of today derive from the gastronomic culture of the Middle Ages, an era in which there were no supermarkets, the dishes were closely linked to seasonality and the availability of food was uncertain due to great ca... .... Learn More
  3. Freshwater Fish in England

    Freshwater Fish in England: A Social and Cultural History of Coarse Fish from Prehistory to the Present Day [Paperback]

    Alison Locker(Author)

    Regular Price: $55.00

    Special Price: $41.25

    ISBN: 9781789251128
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Much has been written on marine fishing and the migratory eel and salmon. Less attention has focused on the obligate freshwater species, primarily the native pike, perch, cyprinids and introduced species of which the most significa... .... Learn More
  4. Social Dimensions of Food in the Prehistoric Balkans

    Social Dimensions of Food in the Prehistoric Balkans [Hardback]

    Maria Ivanova(Editor); Bogdan Athanassov(Editor); Vanya Petrova(Editor); Desislava Takorova(Author); Philipp W. Stockhammer(Author)

    $75.00

    ISBN: 9781789250800
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Ever since the definition of the Neolithic Revolution by Vere Gordon Childe, archaeologists have been aware of the crucial importance of food for the understanding of prehistoric developments. Numerous studies have classified and ... .... Learn More
  5. Digital atlas of traditional food made from cereals and milk

    Digital atlas of traditional food made from cereals and milk [Hardback]

    R.T.J. Cappers()

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9789492444707
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Groningen Archaeological Studies
    Volume: 33
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  6. La ricotta ricotta

    La ricotta ricotta: Ricette d’artista [Hardback]

    Tano Pisano(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9788859617570
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Ricotta is a delicious product, in its simplicity. The aroma and the flavor of that dairy bring us back to the world of the shepherds and the transhumance, and to the “poor” way of cooking, which is typical of the Medi... .... Learn More
  7. Come si mangia l’olio

    Come si mangia l’olio: Il secondo manuale pratico di abbinamento gastronomico tra cibo e olio extravergine di oliva / The second practical handbook pairing gourmet food with extra virgin olive oil [Paperback]

    Filippo Falugiani (Author)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9788859618256
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Italy is most reknown for its olive oil, as well as for its culinary tradition. This publication, both a guide and a cookbook, provides us with useful information on how to pair our fish dishes and pasta with extra virgin oil, thus exalting the be... .... Learn More
  8. Barely Surviving or More than Enough?

    Barely Surviving or More than Enough?: The environmental archaeology of subsistence, specialisation and surplus food production [Hardback]

    Maaike Groot (Editor); Daphne Lentjes (Editor); Jørn Zeiler (Editor)

    $135.00

    ISBN: 9789088904769
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    How people produced or acquired their food in the past is one of the main questions in archaeology. Everyone needs food to survive, so the ways in which people managed to acquire it forms the very basis of human existence. Farming... .... Learn More
  9. From Cooking Vessels to Cultural Practices in the Late Bronze Age Aegean

    From Cooking Vessels to Cultural Practices in the Late Bronze Age Aegean [Paperback]

    Julie Hruby (Editor); Debra Trusty (Editor)

    $55.00

    ISBN: 9781785706325
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Late Bronze Age Aegean cooking vessels illuminate prehistoric cultures, foodways, social interactions, and communication systems. While many scholars have focused on the utility of painted fineware vessels for chronological purposes, the contribut... .... Learn More
  10. Not just Porridge

    Not just Porridge: English Literati at Table [Paperback]

    Francesca Orestano (Editor); Michael Vickers (Editor)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9781784915780
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    The essays presented in Not just Porridge address both the scholar and the bold, adventurous cook. They offer the crumbs of what might be found in great and famous works of literature. Concocted in Italy by scholars of English and... .... Learn More

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