top of page

A Cookbook for the Ages II : Contents




A Cookbook for the Ages II continues the delectable journey through history, interweaving period recipes and cooking methods with rich storytelling across medieval Europe, colonial Americas, and beyond. Feast on hearty fish stews enjoyed by weary adventurers, rustic breads baked by grandmothers passing down generations of food knowledge, sweet cakes from Renaissance era banquets, and more. Through immersive tales of chivalrous Knights Templar, secret societies, ancient legends and laden family trees, food preparation links eras and cultures as the stories unfold.


Table of Contents

Introduction ..................................................................................................................................................5

Templar Treasure Ships searching for Terra Nova Sanctuarium west of Greenland .....................................6

Templars Forage the land to prepare a meal to rejuvenate the body and soul........................................7

Moose and Rabbit Stew........................................................................................................................7

Baked Fish .............................................................................................................................................7

Wild Berry Compote..............................................................................................................................8

The Secret Bloodline: A French Christmas Feast Shrouded in Danger and protected by lineage of Templar Knights...........................................................................................................................................................9

A 1780 French Christmas Feast...............................................................................................................11

Oysters on the Half Shell.....................................................................................................................11

Consommé with Sherry.......................................................................................................................12

Poached Salmon..................................................................................................................................12

Bouef en Daube - French Braised Beef Stew.......................................................................................13


Buche de Noel - Yule Log Cake ............................................................................................................13

Tomar the Templar Spy and companions reach a village Tavern. ...............................................................15

A Weary Travelers Roadside Tavern Meal in Poland of the 1300’s .........................................................17

Kapuśniak (Polish Cabbage Soup) .......................................................................................................17

The Freemason Treasures arrive in France. ................................................................................................19

Typical meal travelers may have enjoyed at a bustling portside tavern in France during the 1500s .....21

Cotriade (Fish Stew)............................................................................................................................21

Coarse Brown Tavern Loaf...................................................................................................................22

Tavern Crêpes......................................................................................................................................23

Crème Brûlée ......................................................................................................................................23

The last days in London before continuing their trip to Terra Nova Sanctuarium. .....................................25

A Typical London Tavern meal in 1300....................................................................................................26


Cottager's Pottage...............................................................................................................................26

Trencher Bread....................................................................................................................................27

Fruit and Ale Tartes.............................................................................................................................28

Leonardo sets a plan in motion...................................................................................................................29

Typical Tavern Meal in Milan at time of Leonardo da Vinci ....................................................................30

Rustic Italian Bread .............................................................................................................................30

Panada Baked Bread & Vegetable Stew..............................................................................................31

The busy life of Leonardo da Vinci’s dining in Milan...............................................................................33

Spinach & Cheese Tarts.......................................................................................................................33

Game Hens with Wine Grapes............................................................................................................34

Saffron Risotto.....................................................................................................................................34

Parmesan Fonduta ..............................................................................................................................35

Fritelle Fritters.....................................................................................................................................35

A Special Templar Force arrives in Jerusalem .............................................................................................37

Nourishment for Knights Templar in Jerusalem......................................................................................38

Ciottolato - Medieval Bonito Fish Stew...............................................................................................38

Thick Trencher Bread ..........................................................................................................................39

Ghraybeh Fried Dough Pastries...........................................................................................................40

A Templar secret is discovered and reveled................................................................................................41

Typical Medieval Icelandic winter meal ..................................................................................................42

Kjötsúpa (Icelandic Lamb Stew) ..........................................................................................................42

Thick Rye Bread...................................................................................................................................43

Skyr - Icelandic Yogurt.........................................................................................................................43

A Templar Patrol outside Jerusalem............................................................................................................45

A Knights Templar meal while out on long patrol...................................................................................46

Lentil & Garlic Stew.............................................................................................................................46

Durum Flatbreads ...............................................................................................................................47

A traitor is exposed in Portugal...................................................................................................................48

Typical Knights Templar Meal in Portugal ...............................................................................................50

Caldo Verde Soup................................................................................................................................50


Farinheira Sausage with Broa Cornbread............................................................................................51

Broa Cornbread...................................................................................................................................51

Custard Egg Pastéis .............................................................................................................................52


Templar Treasures are prepared in Caput Histriae .....................................................................................53

A typical Tavern Meal in Caput Histriae (Koper) along the Adriatic Sea in 1300 AD...............................54

Beef Goulash Stew ..............................................................................................................................54

Pretzel Knot Rolls ................................................................................................................................55

Roasted Potatoes with Caraway and Marjoram..................................................................................55

Apple Strudel.......................................................................................................................................56

A Secret Meeting in Bermuda .....................................................................................................................57

A Sea Farer Bermuda Tavern in 1780 ......................................................................................................58

Bermudian Fish Chowder....................................................................................................................59

Cassava Bread Pudding .......................................................................................................................59

Bermudian Saltie Pudding...................................................................................................................60

A Secret Plan is organized by the Freemasons in the Colonies...................................................................62

A Tavern Meal in Northern Virgina in 1775.............................................................................................63

Simple Potato Leek Soup.....................................................................................................................63

Virginian Cornbread ............................................................................................................................64

Sweet Potato Indian Pudding..............................................................................................................64

Featured Posts
Recent Posts
Archive
Search By Tags
Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square
bottom of page