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A private alchemy: Cooking as Leonardo did

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Only in 1981 the precious Codex Romanoff was discovered. This was where Leonardo used to take note of these recipes and thoughts on cookery and etiquette. The codex also shows diverse projects for machines, designed by Leonardo himself, as aids in kitchen work. These are absolutely amazing gadgets. From the […]

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You can probably imagine what it’s about, given the title, but there’s a twist: the blog, written by a bookseller, is all about the handwritten recipes he finds stuck between the pages of old books.

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Calves head hash, dandelion wine, election cake, and West Indies-dressed turtle are just a few of the recipes from the University of Iowa Libraries’ new Szathmary Culinary Manuscripts and Cookbooks digital collection: http://digital.lib.uiowa.edu/cookbooks. Containing thousands of pages and spanning the 1600s through the 1960s, the handwritten cookbooks document culinary history […]

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