Monday, December 21, 2009
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Labels: Christmas, Culinary History, Food History
Monday, December 14, 2009
Christmas Plum Pudding
The 'Christmas' Plum Pudding during the Victorian Era became distinguished from the centuries old plum puddings. It contained rich ingredients, and many were served flaming. A few cookbook authors, such as the British chef Soyer, had a seperate Christmas section.
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Labels: Christmas, Culinary History, Food History, Plum Pudding, Pudding
Monday, December 7, 2009
Egg Nogg Party
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To Market, To Market ... baskets for chickens
A huge variety of baskets have been used over the centuries to take produce to market, as seen in this Market Scene from 1550 by Aertsen. Click on picture to see larger view with details of the baskets.
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Labels: Baskets, Chicken baskets, Chicken ladder, Chickens, Markets
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