A drawing of a medieval pie baker, circa 1465-1475.
Courtesy of Institut für Realienkunde
November 21, 2011 Magpies and crows are well-known for their habit of collecting odds and ends in their nests. Not so very different, the thinking goes, from the way medieval cooks assembled ingredients for their pies.
November 24, 2010 When it comes to desserts, the world tends to be divided. You have your cake people, and your pie lovers. But now, there's a jaw-dropping creation that we may all be able to agree on -- the cherpumple.
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