Document Type

Article

Rights

This item is available under a Creative Commons License for non-commercial use only

Disciplines

Sociology, Women's and gender studies, Interdisciplinary, History

Publication Details

Mac Con Iomaire, M. and D. Cashman (2011) Irish Culinary Manuscripts and Printed Cookbooks: A Discussion. Petits Propos Culinaires 94, pp. 81-101.

Abstract

This paper provides a discussion of Irish Culinary Manuscripts and Printed Cookbooks. It covers Gaelic hospitality and aristocratic hospitality, setting the background for the Anglo-Irish households from which many manuscripts emerge. It charts the growing sources of information on Irish culinary history. It outlines Barbara Wheaton's framework for reading historic cookbooks and discusses the growing manuscript cookbook collection in the National Library of Ireland.

DOI

10.21427/D7FV0V

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