Greg Jenkins, M.Sc., PhD, CEAT, author of Florida’s Ghostly Legends and Haunted Folklore (volumes one and two), is a student of world history and urban legend. As a living history enthusiast who loves to partake in Renaissance faires and historically inspired feasts and banquets, Greg has examined the interesting and rather festive culinary history of America’s oldest European settlement, St. Augustine, Florida. Greg has researched, translated, and prepared many of the time-honored recipes from Florida’s ancient past, using authentic cooking traditions from Spain, England, Europe and the Mediterranean. Each recipe, some older than 800 years old, is redesigned for modern chefs and kitchens. The recipes listed are simple and fun, providing historical information, preparation suggestions, and resources that will take you and your guests on a culinary journey into Florida’s colorful and vibrant past. Now, prepare to take a fascinating and educational journey into Florida’s ancient past with this collection of authentic recipes and cooking techniques that will offer you a rare look into a lost art, where each culinary creation will dazzle and impress you, your family, and guests for years to come!Jenkins M.Sc., G. is the author of 'Saint Augustine Book of Ancient Cookery Recipes and Libations from America's Oldest City', published 2006 under ISBN 9781424157198 and ISBN 1424157196.