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Sion/Sitten, Médiathèque du Valais

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Sion/Sitten, Médiathèque du Valais, S 103
Paper · IV + 122 + IV ff. · 29.2 x 21.1 cm · Savoy (?) · middle of the 15th century
Maître Chiquart, Du fait de cuisine, 1420

This manuscript is the only textual witness of this culinary treatise written in the year 1420 by Maître Chiquart, chef for the first Duke of Savoy, Amadeus VIII (1383-1451). The text was dictated to Jehan de Dudens, a scribe and notary from Annecy. The manuscript also contains descriptions of two banquets organized by the Duke of Savoy, followed by aphorisms, etymological annotations and glosses. The manuscript was part of the library of Bishop Walter Supersaxo (ca. 1402-1482) and his son Georges (ca. 1450-1529). (tog)

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Sion/Sitten, Médiathèque du Valais, S 108
Parchment · 1 f. · 194.5 x 13.3 cm · second half of the 13th century
Viandier

This scroll contains a collection of 133 culinary recipes that served as a source for the famous Viandier of Guillaume Tirel, or Taillevent. It was part of the library of Bishop Walter Supersaxo (ca. 1402-1482) and his son Georges (ca. 1450-1529). (tog)

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