savoiardi biscuits: When were these Invented Biscuits?

By |2019-08-10T00:58:23+00:00August 10th, 2019|Anecdotes and curiosities, Middle Ages, Company Costumes Daily Life|

Biscuits Savoiardi Would you have said the Savoyards, the famous biscuits also used for the preparation of many homemade desserts, date back to the Middle Ages? To be precise at the end of '300 and the name derives from that of the House of Savoy (also see The story goes that to invent was a cook [...]

Toasted Bread and Leeks: Medieval Christmas Recipe

By |2018-12-28T00:25:23+00:00December 8th, 2018|Middle Ages, Company Costumes Daily Life|

medieval Kitchen. The slices of bread and leeks were Christmas but not only from the site, carry a Christmas medieval recipe that can easily be accommodated on the table today. To make the croutons with leeks: Take the white of the leek and cut it fine , simmer in wine, oil and [...]

Pan Spicy: Medieval Christmas Recipe

By |2018-12-08T02:28:05+00:00December 4th, 2018|Middle Ages, Company Costumes Daily Life|

Medieval Kitchen How about try the Pan Spicy Christmas? It is shortly to parties and, as every year, at this time I will return to post Christmas recipes of the past (also see The following is taken from the website, History of pills partners, It is simple and very tasty. therefore, Pan Spicy [...]

Gotta, Disease of the Rich

By |2018-11-11T03:59:44+00:00November 11th, 2018|Middle Ages, Daily life Costume Company, Company Costumes Daily Life, Daily life Costume Company, Ancient history, Contemporary history, Modern history|

Piero de Medici, father of Lorenzo the Magnificent, say "The Gouty" Gout is a disease that afflicted many famous people from the past. He suffered, among others, Henry VIII, Medici (see, Luigi XIV (see and perhaps Columbus (see It is an acute inflammatory form that affects the joints, specially [...]

VII Sec. d.C.: Care “Soft” for Hemorrhoids

By |2018-10-13T02:32:31+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Anecdotes and curiosities, Middle Ages, Company Costumes Daily Life|

Treatment of Hemorrhoids in antiquity. In the seventh century. d.C. the Fiacro monaco proposed a cure "soft" compared to those generally in use In this post, which it refers to the Middle Ages, I wrote about how and why suffer from hemorrhoids at the time was by no means a walk: a brutal "tore up" (in the hope that the doctor was [...]

The right of the first night: What was really?

By |2018-11-17T00:34:13+00:00May 6th, 2018|Middle Ages, Company Costumes Daily Life|

Lo right of the first night, Contrary to what many believe, it was only a fee due to the ladies What was, really, lo right of the first night? This standard in force for much of the medieval period, It does a bit 'of confusion. The majority of people, if you questioned about, He responds sure that it does not [...]

In the Middle Ages (Non) They burned the Witches

By |2018-10-13T03:26:41+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Middle Ages, Company Costumes Daily Life|

Burning of witches in the Middle Ages were burning witches. They all take for granted, however the truth is otherwise. Actually clichés, beliefs and myths to debunk the Middle Ages (and not only) They are many and this is just one among the most popular. How things really are, therefore? I [...]

Prostitution in the Middle Ages: a Necessary Evil

By |2018-05-02T23:38:16+00:00April 30th, 2018|Middle Ages, Company Costumes Daily Life|

A typical medieval public bathroom, actually a place of prostitution was seen as prostitution in the Middle Ages? In principle badly, but in much less made. The sexual relations outside of marriage was considered sinful and therefore always wrong, but over time it became more tolerant (ed [...]

Fruit Cakes: Medieval Christmas Recipe

By |2017-12-22T12:38:31+00:00December 22nd, 2017|Middle Ages, Company Costumes Daily Life|

A page "The Forme of Cury", English medieval recipe (1390) from which comes the fruit recipe of croquettes reported during the post The cooking recipe that carryover in this post is taken from The Forme of Cury, the most important medieval recipe English (first publication 1390); it is a [...]

Delicate Sauce: Medieval Christmas Recipe

By |2017-12-16T01:15:49+00:00December 15th, 2017|Middle Ages, Company Costumes Daily Life|

medieval Kitchen. The delicate sauce was used to flavor the boiled fish The following is a recipe for simple implementation shown on English cookbook The forms of Cury, whose first publication dates back to 1390, a text that marked, time, a milestone in the history of Anglo-Saxon and European gastronomy [...]