'The book is as much a fascinating social document as a cookbook.'
'The recipes are as much fun to read as the meals are to eat.'
'Pleyn Delit is the kind of book that will add class to any creative cook's collection of culinary literature.'
'For the real nostalgia buff ( and anyone planning a medieval fair or feast), this is a must.'
'With this book, I can do two things at once, improve my knowledge of food and food preparation and indulge my love for history.'
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'[Pleyn Delit] is a complete and actually quite practical book, besides being great fun to just browse through.'