Guillaume Tirel

Guillaume Tirel (probable * 1312, † 1395), also waist vent (cut wind) mentioned, was starting from 1381 a chief cook king of Karl V. of France. On it goes considerably one of the earliest and most influential western example books, which Le Viandier back, which developed around 1489. This prescription collection, which possibly developed on suggestion of the king, affected the French kitchen and the French example books for centuries.

Original text of the Le Viandier


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