Carnival in the High Middle Ages
Lecture no. 13 from the course: Food: A Cultural Culinary History
Taught by Professor Ken Albala | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Food & Wine Courses
In the wake of the Crusades, learn about the great innovations in medieval cooking spurred by contact with Islamic civilization, based in the sophisticated use of exotic spices and herbs. Trace the food rituals and exuberant indulgence of Carnival, and grasp the symbolism of outlandish folktales relating to food.