A Hermit's Cookbook: Monks, Food and Fasting in the Middle Ages. Andrew Jotischky  -     By: Andrew Jotischky
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A Hermit's Cookbook: Monks, Food and Fasting in the Middle Ages. Andrew Jotischky

Continuum International / 2011 / Hardcover

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Monks practiced a rigorous, austere lifestyle, including eating and drinking. Jotischky begins with portraits of the desert fathers, then examines ways their ideals were revived in Byzantium and medieval Europe. Richly anecdotal on how monks cultivated food and how they practiced the culinary arts. Includes sample recipes. 224 pages, hardcover. Continuum.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 208
Vendor: Continuum International
Publication Date: 2011
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.40 (inches)
ISBN: 0826423930
ISBN-13: 9780826423931

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