Recipes from the World of 18th-century Louisbourg
The recipes presented here are those that the authors believe were once served in the house and inns of historic Louisbourg. Modern interpretations—giving specific quantities and cooking times—have been provided for all but a few preparations.
Though research has not turned up any individual recipes used in 18th-century Louisbourg, historians and archaeologists do know most of the foods they ate. They also know the regions in France from whence many of the inhabitants of Louisbourg (or their parents) originally came.
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A.J.B. (John) Johnston is the author or co-author of thirteen books on different aspects of the history of Atlantic Canada and over 100 articles in scholarly journals, magazines and newspapers. The Canadian Historical Association awarded a Clio prize to his Endgame 1758: The Promise, the Glory and the Despair of Louisbourg’s Last Decade. John was made a chevalier of France’s Ordre des Palmes académiques in recognition of his many publications on the history of the French in Atlantic Canada. His first novel, Thomas, A Secret Life, was published in 2012. He lives in Halifax with his wife Mary. For more information, please go to www.ajbjohnston.com.
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Book Description University College of Cape Bre, 1986. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110920336019
Book Description University College of Cape Breton Press, 1986. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0920336019