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Stuart Press: Early 17th Century Imported Foods

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Stuart Press: Early 17th Century Imported Foods
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Early 17th Century Imported Foods by Stuart Peachey. Published by Stuart Press as part of the Early Seventeenth Century Food Series. 1st edition published 1993 Copyright Historical Management Associates Ltd. 1993. ISBN 1 85804 017 5

32 page A5 paperback booklet with a few line drawings of vegetables and spices. The following is taken from the Introduction:

“The English were largely self sufficient as a nation in food in the early 17th century. However, although the staples were all produced at home or from the neighbouring seas, there was a wide range of luxury products that were imported. The use of these imports was by no means confined to the upper classes, although the rich undoubtedly used them far more often and copiously.


Citrus Fruit

Dried Fruit

Gums, Scents and Food Colourings


Salt, Oil and Vinegar

Meat and Dairy Produce

Grains and Vegetables


Sugar, Honey and Sweetmeats


Abbreviations and further reading

Note this is not a recipe book.

New and unused, but the staples show some slight signs of corrosion. The binding is secure and all internal content is as new.


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