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Just about every part of the pig was eaten, including ears, snout, tail, tongue , and womb. Many of these were eaten daily by peasants and workers and were less prestigious than meat. In most households, cooking was done on an open hearth in the middle of the main living area, to make efficient use of the heat. Extant recipe collections show that gastronomy in the Late Middle Ages developed significantly. Estimates of bread consumption from different regions are fairly similar: The term " dessert " comes from the Old French desservir , "to clear a table", literally "to un-serve", and originated during the Middle Ages. Exceptions from fasting were frequently made for very broadly defined groups.


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