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As the latest issue of the Wellcome Trust’s Big Picture tackles the themes of Food and Diet, we thought we would set a culinary challenge for chef Zack Mila. Faced with the Library’s collection of 17th recipe manuscripts – and an absence of details, such as cooking times and temperatures – could Zack bring a centuries old recipe to life?

Click on the film above to see how Zach – aided by the Wellcome Library’s Helen Wakely – got on (and if you want to look at the recipe in more detail, this link from our catalogue will take you to a digitised edition of it).

Video by Barry J Gibb, Multimedia Editor, Wellcome Trust

Ross Macfarlane

Ross Macfarlane is the Research Engagement Officer at the Wellcome Library.

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