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Salt and pepper used in the middle ages to preserve food


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Salt was the only thing they had to preserve food.

Spices were important during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance because at the time, these spices were only found in parts of southeast Asia, present-day India, and present day Pakistan. These spices not only brought an exotic flavor to their food, but it had also preserved food for longer periods of time.

The answer is probably "spices." "Salt" is another possibility.

Silks and spices were prized during the Middle Ages. The trade was largely controlled by the Venetians. More indirectly, for most Europeans, it was controled by Arabs and the Byzantines.

Spices in the middle ages were expensive because the spices were carried overland and took years to reach Europe. After the crusades, the Arabs did not allow spices to reach Europe.

They built universities and copied ancient manuscripts.

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During the Middle Ages. But late.

In the Middle Ages, Spices were seen as a sign of wealth. The higher the rank of a household, the greater its use of spices. Spices were used to flavour both food and drink and also, some spices were used for aiding digestion. Spices were presented as gifts as well. In the time of the Renaissance, spices were used to preserve food, since the refrigerator hadn't been invented yet. They were used for making perfume, incense and medicine too.

Today, a mince pie is filled with a mixture of dried fruit, spices, and shortening. During the Middle Ages, the mince pie also had minced mutton or pork as an important ingredient.

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No, it is the reverse. The 1200s took place during the Middle Ages. The Middle Ages lasted from about 476 to about 1453 AD.

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For the most part foods were stored by cooking and salting them, like making beef jerky for example. This allowed the foods to last through the winter.

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