16th-Century Manners and Reformation Diets
Lecture no. 18 from the course: Food: A Cultural Culinary History
Taught by Professor Ken Albala | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Food & Wine Courses
Across Europe in the 1500s, witness new dynamics in culture that brought the use of cutlery, elaborate tableware, ritualized behavior at table, and food ideologies distinct from courtly fashions. Also observe the effects of the religious Reformations on eating habits, seen in new dietary freedoms, fasting practices, and moralistic thinking about food.