'The book is as much a fascinating social document as a cookbook.'(H.J. Kirchhoff)
'The recipes are as much fun to read as the meals are to eat.'(Cynthia Spinelli)
'Pleyn Delit is the kind of book that will add class to any creative cook's collection of culinary literature.'(Marjorie Gillies)
'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.'(Joanne Bury)
'If you are a cookbook collector, don't miss Pleyn Delit.'(Gloria McDade)
'The year's most intriguing and practical cookbook is the scholarly Pleyn Delit...'(Sheila Haining)
'Pleyn Delit has a multitude of virtues ... Both the novice and the expert cook will be able to use it, and there are recipes in it oto please both simple and exotic tastes.'(Lana Phair)
'[Pleyn Delit] is a complete and actually quite practical book, besides being great fun to just browse through.'(Jurgen Gothe)
It is interesting to see that some receipts have very long histories. We use almost the exact same receipts today. Others seem strange and haven't lasted into today's cooking. Read morePublished 2 months ago by A. K. Dunavant
I have this book both in paper and kindle format it is an an easy to understand cookerybook with medival food. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Gunilla Andersson
I've had this book for a number of years and have cooked several dishes out of it. They have all become favorites with my family and I cook them often. Read morePublished 14 months ago by B. Weaves
Day one, I was able to make recipes from ingredients I had on hand. One had no trouble finding ingredients for most of the dishes I've wanted to try. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Amie Whtie
This is a brilliant book.
Background: I am a home cook who likes to focus on local goods, who has various CSA subscriptions, etc. Read more
Nice book to begin research and play with some of the recipes. Beginners will like this book for it's un-western type of recipes to try.Published on March 29, 2013 by David K.
Whilst I have yet to actually cook anything from this little book, I have done enough cooking to know that the flavours and ingredient combinations will work well and I am looking... Read morePublished on August 5, 2011 by Amanda
I have a degree in medieval/Renaissance studies from Pitzer College in Claremont, California, and have been eating, and serving to my friends, medieval and Renaissance food for... Read morePublished on August 20, 2010 by Katrelya A. Angus
I found the old english recipes charming, especially the 2 written as poems, but as a working cookbook many of the recipies were similar and there were not many I would want to... Read morePublished on March 10, 2010 by T. Krahl