Friday, April 25, 2014

Picture Day Friday: Medieval Meat Roasting at Gainsborough Hall

According to social historian of food culture and professional chef Ivan Day, "The roasting range in the kitchen of Gainsborough Hall, probably being used for the first time in four hundred years as it was intended, for roasting a full range of meats and poultry for a high status meal. A goose sawce madame, four rabbits, four mallard, a woodcock and other game birds roast on the hand turned spits.

[Image copyrighted by Ivan Day. Used with permission.]