The Feeder of wolves fell, worker of evil deeds. The poet chopped Ljot’s leg off, I brought Fridgeir peace. I do not ask reward from the splasher of gold for that. The spears’ din was fun enough, the fight with the pale man. -from “Egil’s Saga”

Cookbook of Unknown Ladies: Historian discovers 300-year-old recipe collection – now, roast sheep’s head, anyone?

If the maxim “know us through our food” still holds water, then not many would care to be on nodding terms with the authors of the Cookbook of Unknown Ladies, given that it’s long on recipes using sheep heads and cow heel and short on things like summer salads or posh burgers.

via Pocket http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/features/cookbook-of-unknown-ladies-historian-discovers-300yearold-recipe-collection–now-roast-sheeps-head-anyone-8709979.html

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