Off topic because the book is too new.
The Art of Dining: A History of Cooking and Eating. Sara Paston-Williams. The National Trust. Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, London. 1993 (reprint 1995).
This is a beautiful book. Art, history, recreated tables and kitchens, recipes, floor plans for pantries and kitchens… Anyone doing research would fin the Bibliography useful as it is arranged by time period and includes historical references. This one caught my eye–
Claxton, William, The Noble Boke of Curtasye (including The Babees Boke of Manners), 1475.
Tomorrow I shall be thankful for standardized English spelling. Here is a random sample of images.