Kitchen physick, or how to eat yourself to health

Wed, July 20, 2022

In this talk, we will go on a tour of the early modern kitchen, its ingredients, equipment and other resources, to map how central – and how sophisticated – ideas about eating to preserve and restore health were in this period.

Dr Sara Pennell is associate professor of early modern history at the University of Greenwich. She is the author of the 2016 The Birth of the English Kitchen, 1600-1850 (Bloomsbury), and of several book chapters on the place of recipes in early modern cultures of domestic knowledge and care.

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