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Cooking & Food Anglo Saxon Recipes 2015-04-02

Food Stuffs from the 5th century

  1. melbo
    The Anglo-Saxons were a people who inhabited Great Britain from the 5th century. They included people from Germanic tribes who migrated to the island from continental Europe, and their descendants; as well as indigenous British groups who adopted some aspects of Anglo-Saxon culture and language. The Anglo-Saxon period denotes the period of British history between about 450 and 1066, after their initial settlement, and up until the Norman conquest.

    This is a collection of Saxon recipes.

    Anglo Saxon food stuffs
    • Fruit – figs and grapes, small apples (crab apples) plums, cherries and sloes
    • Vegetables - wheat, rye, oats and barley, carrots, 'Welsh carrots'; or parsnips, Cabbages, burdock and rape, Onions and leeks, wild garlic' legumes - peas and beans
    • Herbs and spices - ginger, cinnamon, cloves mace and pepper
    • Honey
    • Wine & Mead, 'apple-wine', probably a form of cider, fruit juices including apple, pear and plum, herbal 'teas' and infusions, beer ale
    • Acorns
    • Fish - herring, salmon and eel, pike, perch and roach, flounder, whiting, plaice, cod and brown trout, oysters, mussels and cockles
    • Meat – pig, chicken, ducks and geese, wild ducks, plover, grouse, herons and geese. Hares, Deer, Wild boar, cow, sheep, goat
    1. Crustade of Chicken and Pigeon
    2. Hare, Rabbit, Veal or Chicken Stew with Herbs & Barley
    3. Small Bird and Bacon Stew with Walnuts or Hazelnuts
    4. Chicken stew with herbs and barley
    5. Chicken in Lemon Sauce
    6. Pork and Beer Stew food.original. 7. Spit Roast
    8. Pork Stew with Apricots
    9. Bacon Barley
    10. Roast Mutton
    11. Lamb Stew
    12. Peas with Ham and Garlic
    13. Kale and Chestnut Soup
    14. Spinach, Bacon and Blue Cheese Soup
    15. Lamb and Rosemary Stew
    16. Veal or Chicken Stew
    17. Rump Steak Stilton
    18. Lamb and Apricot Stew
    19. Pan Roasted Venison with Cherries
    20. Venison and Bacon Stew
    21. Sausage with Broad Beans
    22. Boiled Beef and Leeks
    23. Bacon and Mushrooms in Garlic fish
    24. A Jellie of Fyshe
    25. Griddled Trout With Herbs
    26. Fish Baked in Clay
    27. Seafarers Stew
    28. Mackerel with Onions
    29. Cockles and Mussels with Smoked Bacon
    30. Scallops with Spiced Sausage Meat
    31. Fried Trout, Stuffed with Sliced Ceps, Garlic and Diced Bacon vegetable
    32. Nut and Leek Stew
    33. 'Fenkel in Soppes' or Braised Fennel with Ginger
    34. Prune Sauce
    35. Leek and Split Pea Soup
    36. Cream of Mushroom Soup
    37. Omelette with Home-Made Cheese
    38. Quick Ricotta-style Cheese
    39. Lettuce with Hard-boiled Eggs and Spring Onions

    40. Lozenges or Curd Cheese Pastries
    41. Summer Fruit, Honey, and Hazelnut Crumble
    42. Griddle cakes
    43. Gustum De Praecoquis
    44. Griddle Cakes / Pancakes
    45. Honey Oat Cakes
    46. Honey Shortbread
    47. Cream Cheese & Honey Slices

    48. Sourdough Rolls
    49. Malt Bread, Leavened
    1. Beer / Ale
    bonebrake, chelloveck and hank2222 like this.

Recent Reviews

  1. Ganado
    Version: 2015-04-02
    Unusual Plain receipe's
  2. Motomom34
    Version: 2015-04-02
    Interesting find. I noticed conversion skills will be needed for the recipes. Definitely need a Pyrex cup for this recipe

    225 g (7 Oz) Plain Flour (Wholemeal is nice too)
    50 g (2 Oz) Cornflour
    175 g (6 Oz) Soft Butter
    125 g (4 Oz) Honey
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