Culinary History Links
Circles of Culinary Historians
UMASS Boston OLLI UMASS BOSTON'S Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
Food History WebsitesThe Food History Timeline, Lynne Olver's great links
Not by Bread Alone, Cornell Library's 2002 virtual exhibit on culinary history.
www.historycooks.com Mary Gunderson, author of The Food Journal of Lewis & Clark, maintains this site for her many books, with online lessons in American historic cooking.
Food at 24fps Facebook Page is a semi-regular series, located in Cambridge, MA, screening classic and/or obscure films about food. Food meisters, chefs, and other generally interesting people who enjoy the pleasures of the table introduce each film. Most screenings are free, and will be followed by appropriate refreshments when we can swing it. For full information about each film, schedule of screenings, directions, and screening times.
Gastronomica Since 2001 Gastronomica has been feeding readers' sensual and intellectual appetites by ofering food-focused scholarship, fiction, poetry, humor, and exciting visual imagery.
Historic Cookbooks Online"Feeding America" 76 American cookbooks from the collection of Michigan State University, also a gallery of cooking tools, and a glossary online.
www.foodsville.com Applewood Books has started this new site with 172 Pre-1923 American cookbooks, and more to come.
The Fons Grewe Collection: Barcelona library site in Spanish, but includes English and Italian books as well, organized by 16th, 17th, and 18th century.
Thomas Grewing's collection at 3owls of medieval-to-modern dietary texts, in many languages, including English, French, Italian, etc.
Henry Notaker's "Old Cookbooks and Food History," mostly Norwegian texts in English translations, also links to other sites.
The Book of Household Management, by Mrs. Beeton at the Gutenberg Project
Cookery, by Amy G. Richards, Montreal, 1895, from Canadiana Online.
The Thorough Good Cook (by George Augustus Sala, 1896), . Antique recipes from 1896 Thorough Good Cook at EatingDangerously.com.
University of Pennsylvania, Many cooking manuscripts online including Doro Petrie's 1705 British. Start your search at Ms. Codex 624 and scan below.
Historic Recipe Collections
Civil War Interactive Cookbook, has transcriptions from period cookbooks by category.
Internet Open Directory World Cuisines page of links to historic recipe sites, ancient, medieval and Victorian, almost all the links work.
Interesting U Michigan Timeline Timeline of links to historic recipe sites, almost all the links work.
See also books by our members, by clicking the bookshelf icon to the left.
Copyright © 2005, 2008 by Culinary Historians of Boston. Button images adapted from from Miss Parloa's Kitchen Companion (1887), The New Franklin Primer and First Reader (1885), and St. Nicholas magazine, March 1877.