The Four Humors & the Medieval Plate 

An exploration of the medieval European Humor Theory and how it related to health and diet. Feeling a bit too sanguine? Black Bile has you down? Diagnose your body’s humors and come away with a list of foods (and how to cook them) to heal you the medieval way. 

(The Four Humors & the Medieval Plate Handout)

 

 

 

 

Medieval Cooking 

How people cooked in the middle ages, and the factors the influenced how people ate.

 

(Cooking Class Handout)

 

 

 

 

 

Wheat: Field to Bread

Discussion of the importance of bread in the medieval diet. Traces how bread was made starting with wheat in the field, the Harvest, the milling process, and the grades of bread different classes ate.

(Wheat: Field to Bread Handout)