Mini-Podcast - Episode 34: Feasts

November 26, 2021

Winter is a time for holiday celebrations, family, and food. As the winter fast approaches in this last November episode we consider feasts and feasting. This was an important topic for medieval people that was frequently the subject of manuscript illumination. What is the origin of the term “feast,” and who could host a feast? What makes ‘feast days’ so important to understanding medieval life? And why did Jesus turn water into wine? Find out today, on the Les Enluminures podcast. 

Resources:

How to cook a medieval feast: 11 recipes from the Middle Ages 
Hours of Guillaume II Molé (Use of Troyes)
Thourotte Hours (use of Metz)