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Chiquart's On Cookery

A Fifteenth-century Savoyard Culinary Treatise


Terence Scully

Contents: The On Cookery was written in 1420 at the Duke of Savoy's request in order to preserve a record of the best in culinary practice at his court - His chief cook, Chiquart, gives detailed directions on how to prepare a two-day banquet and offers 81 recipes of dishes which might be used in it.