Kitchen secrets of Ancient Mariner Cooks

The most reliable ships in the world in the 14th and early 15th century, and by far the biggest, were the Chinese junks. An admiral’s staff included 180 medical officers and every ship and company of soldiers had a medical officer for every 150 men. There was a varied and plentiful diet on the treasure ships, but the perils of voyaging through uncharted waters meant … Continue reading Kitchen secrets of Ancient Mariner Cooks