~ Informative articles on the history of gardening and garden restoration ~

Cookery Through the Ages
Recipes from the Medieval to the Victorian ages.


Boiled Crab or Lobster



Take a crab or a lobster, and stop him in the vent with one of his claws, and set him in water, and no salt.

Or else stop him in the same manner, and cast him iin the oven, and bake him, and serve him forth cold.

His sauce is vinegar.




Please also visit Old London Maps on the web as many of the maps
and views available there have plans and depictions of gardens from
the medieval period through to the late nineteenth century.

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