International Gothic Cuisine
Lecture no. 14 from the course: Food: A Cultural Culinary History
Taught by Professor Ken Albala | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Food & Wine Courses
Ironically, the plague in 14th-century Europe produced societal shifts that led to a resplendent era in food. Assess the influence of three seminal cookbooks and the craze for spices and sugar in the flourishing of “Gothic” cuisine. Study specific recipes, cooking techniques, and the culture of medieval court banquets.