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LATE MEDIEVAL > FOOD & COOKING
 
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  Types of Food
Much oaten and barley bread, often in the form of thin oatcakes, was eaten by the people of the late middle ages. The corn was often ...
 
  Menus
A typical daily menu for the more prosperous: Breakfast : bread soaked in ale or wine Main meal (about 11.00) : meat mutton or ...
 
  Old Irish Custom
According to an old Irish custom, when a beast was slain certain parts of it were given to various tradesmen and members of the ...
 
  Drinking Habits
The Irish drank much home brewed beer. There is no reference to whiskey until 1405 but it seems to have been common in the 15th century. ...
 
  Cooking
The Irish baked their oatcakes on flagstone griddles and ate these with large lumps of butter, often washing this down with buttermilk. ...
 
 
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