Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry

  • Life at the table

    Isabel AzevedoPorto, Portugal In the days when human time was organized differently and every hour had its meaning, meals were community events, mostly family events, where people met to socialize as well as dine. Someone took the task of preparing a meal seriously, paying attention to details, with dedication and without hurry. Feasts and simple…