HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Topics » Home & Family » Cooking & Baking (Group) » Historic Food Exploration

Sat Jul 30, 2016, 11:24 AM

Historic Food Exploration

Last edited Mon Sep 5, 2016, 08:32 PM - Edit history (3)

This discussion thread is pinned.
First off...alloo! Long time no see! I hope you are all happy and well.

I'm still having serious health health issues and my diet is crazy boring, so I tend to not think too much about meal planning and fun dishes, and I have been sticking with what will keep me out of the hospital, so I haven't really had much to share with you all. I've been digging back in to my genealogy research again when I feel up to it, and that has led me to a few cool things on youtube that I thought some of you might find interesting!

The first is a channel called Jas. Townsend & Son
He cooks recipes from, and talks about life during the 18th century. I've watched several and have been enjoying them a lot! The main channel is here:
https://www.youtube.com/user/jastownsendandson
And this is one of his vids on soldiers and food:



I've just started this one - Victorian Bakers which is a BBC production that brings four modern professionals together to explore baking in the Victorian era. I think there are 3 or 4 episodes and the first is here:



And this last one is a huge collection of historic food videos collected by Heather Randall that I'm just beginning to sort through which seems to cover a wide variety of periods in British history.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL4nfEcXSm87tYY_xsu_oTGH3vaNPJiejB


Luc


EDITING TO ADD THIS COOKBOOK AT PROJECT GUTENBERG
The Virginia Housewife by Mary Randolph - 1860
Available in several forms as well as HTML for free:
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/12519

And a little backstory on Mary Randolph:

http://makinghistorynow.com/2016/04/mary-randolph-and-african-culinary-connections/



The Cookbook of Unknown Ladies
Curious recipes and hidden histories from Westminster City Archives

18th-19th Century recipes in a categorized blog
https://lostcookbook.wordpress.com/category/cookbook-recipes/18th-century-recipes/


18 replies, 1935 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 18 replies Author Time Post
Reply Historic Food Exploration (Original post)
Lucinda Jul 2016 OP
elleng Jul 2016 #1
Lucinda Jul 2016 #6
MerryBlooms Jul 2016 #2
Lucinda Jul 2016 #5
Laurian Jul 2016 #3
Lucinda Jul 2016 #4
Phentex Jul 2016 #7
Lucinda Aug 2016 #9
kestrel91316 Jul 2016 #8
Lucinda Aug 2016 #10
kestrel91316 Aug 2016 #11
Lucinda Aug 2016 #12
kestrel91316 Aug 2016 #13
Lucinda Aug 2016 #14
Lucinda Aug 2016 #15
locks Aug 2016 #16
Lucinda Aug 2016 #17
hitz Jan 25 #18

Response to Lucinda (Original post)

Sat Jul 30, 2016, 12:33 PM

1. Thanks, Luc.

Thanks for thinking of us, and get well!

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to elleng (Reply #1)

Sun Jul 31, 2016, 04:42 AM

6. Working on it!

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Lucinda (Original post)

Sat Jul 30, 2016, 02:19 PM

2. Nice to see you!

Thank you for the page links.

Best wishes to you.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to MerryBlooms (Reply #2)

Sun Jul 31, 2016, 04:42 AM

5. And to you!

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Lucinda (Original post)

Sat Jul 30, 2016, 06:27 PM

3. I have really missed seeing your posts in C&B!

You were such an awesome contributor and host for this group. I was thrilled to see you posting during the primaries.

I can appreciate that health concerns have restricted your participation. Please be well and stop back often.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Laurian (Reply #3)

Sun Jul 31, 2016, 04:41 AM

4. Thank you! That is very kind of you to say!

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Lucinda (Original post)

Sun Jul 31, 2016, 10:07 AM

7. Hi, Lucinda!

Those are very interesting. Thanks for sharing them. Good to see you here!

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Phentex (Reply #7)

Mon Aug 1, 2016, 02:43 PM

9. Alloo!

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink



Response to kestrel91316 (Reply #8)

Mon Aug 1, 2016, 02:44 PM

10. How cool is that!

Thanks for the link!

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Lucinda (Reply #10)

Mon Aug 1, 2016, 06:55 PM

11. I'm a huge Outlander fan, both the books and the TV series.

 

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to kestrel91316 (Reply #11)

Mon Aug 1, 2016, 07:59 PM

12. I've only seen the first couple of episodes of the series

but I like it so far! Great concept.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Lucinda (Reply #12)

Mon Aug 1, 2016, 08:23 PM

13. I've read all 8 books over the past 20 years. Seen both seasons.

 

Converted my assistant and her husband and a few clients into fans.

And elated that Seasons 3 and 4 are going to happen!

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to kestrel91316 (Reply #13)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 08:28 AM

14. You are WAY ahead of me!

I need to catch up!

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Lucinda (Original post)

Tue Aug 2, 2016, 08:28 AM

15. I've added a free ebook to the OP - The Virginia Housewife by Mary Randolph - 1860

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Lucinda (Original post)

Wed Aug 3, 2016, 07:09 PM

16. Great to see your posts again Lucinda.

Hope you will be enjoying good food soon.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to locks (Reply #16)

Fri Aug 5, 2016, 08:48 PM

17. Thank you!

That's very kind of you!

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to Lucinda (Original post)

Wed Jan 25, 2017, 02:59 AM

18. thanks for sharing

Thanks for sharing, it looks really interesting.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink

Reply to this thread