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Medieval to 16th century | 17th - 19th century | Garden Restoration | The Nonsuch Restoration Project

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



Boiled Ray


Meat Menus from c. 1392

Garbage (what every cook needs)


17th and 18th Centuries

Common Sausages


Meat Recipes

Roasting a Pig Over an Open Fire


Fish recipes

Salmon to pot or bake

Trout to Stew

Flounder to Fricassée

Sturgeon to Boil or Roast




Rice and Chicken Soup

Ox Cheek Soup

Hare Soup

Two recipes for Partridge Soup

Calf's Head Soup

Pease (Pea) Porridge


Alcoholic Beverages





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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