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Medieval Cookery - Online Cookbooks



A list of texts freely available online relating to medieval food and cooking. Texts with the date marked in green are from the years 800 to 1500 - the approximate range of the medieval period in Europe. Other texts are included here for their value in researching medieval cuisine.

  Title Author Language Source Type
16th c. An Anonymous Late 16th Century Cookbook
Julia P. Szent-Györgyi (trans.)
HUN / ENG translation
16th c. Régi Magyar Szakácskönyvek
Radvánszky Béla (trans.)
HUN transcription
16th c. The Prince of Transylvania's Court Cookbook
Bence Kovacs (trans.), Glenn Gorsuch (ed.)
ENG translation
1601 Magyar étkeknek fözése
Szentbenedeki Mihály (author), Julia P. Szent-Györgyi (trans.)
HUN / ENG translation
1698 Szakácsmesterségnek könyvecskéje
Varga András (ed.)
HUN transcription

Languages are indicated using the 3-letter ISO Language Codes .

ARA = Arabic
CAT = Catalan
DAN = Danish
DEU = German
DUM = Dutch, Middle (ca. 1050-1350)
ENG = English
ENM = English, Middle (ca. 1100-1500)
FRE = French
FRM = French, Middle (ca. 1400-1600)
ITA = Italian
RUS = Russian
SPA = Spanish
XNO = Anglo-Norman