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Medieval Cookbook - Read Description

by Littlbowbub Posted 9th May 2020 at 2:13 PM - Updated 1st Aug 2021 at 1:14 AM by Littlbowbub
35 Comments / replies (Who?) - 7 Feedback Posts, 3 Thanks Posts
This mod is now obsolete and will not be receiving further updates. I have completely overhauled the cookbook and i'm in the process of uploading the olde cookbook kit here. In the mean time, it can be found on my patreon page - free to download!

What is Medieval cookbook?

Medieval cookbook is a custom food mod that works independently from all other known food mods. It is a book object that can be placed onto your sims lot and you, the player, can interact with the book to bring up a food menu and choose a food for your sims to make.

It's main purpose is for historical players as it contains replacement cooking props for a more 'medieval' kind! (It will not override any other foods so can be kept in your mods folder when not playing historically)

The recipes included rely on in game harvestables (with some recipes not requiring any, such as gruel)

What's included?

The newest version of Medieval cookbook - plus all current recipes up to 05.05.20


- Gruel
- Pottage
- Onion Soup
- Turnip Soup

- Chunky Vegetable Stew
- Fish Head Stew

- Baguette Bread Basket
- Raised Meat Pies
- Stargazy Eel Pie

- Carrot Pudding

How to use Medieval Cookbook?

Unzip the file and place into your mods folder.

- 3 swatches
- live drag-able - and drag-able to inventory
- found in small appliances or search 'LBB'

Place medieval cookbook anywhere on your lot - click to open the pie menu and choose a food to cook - your sim needs a functioning kitchen.

Made with game version

NO KNOWN MOD CONFLICTS - compatible with grannies cookbook!

Additional Credits:

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 4
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Basic Download and Install Instructions:
1. Download: Click the File tab to see the download link. Click the link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.
Read the upload description for installation instructions. If nothing else is specified, do the following:
2. Extract: Use WinRAR (Windows) to extract the .package file(s) (if included, ts4script as well) from the .rar or .zip file(s).
3. Cut and paste the .package file(s) (if included, ts4script as well) into your Mods folder
  • Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\Mods\
  • Windows Vista/7/8/8.1: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 4\Mods\

Need more information?
  • Anyone can use both .rar and .zip files easily! On Windows, use WinRAR.
  • If you don't have a Mods folder, just make one.
  • Mod still not working? Make sure you have script mods enabled
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Original Poster
#26 Old 12th Jul 2020 at 8:52 PM
Originally Posted by sahmormakmom
I love this and use it Often in Game!! I just wish there was a chicken vegetable soup that had healing colds properties. You know instead of drinking from a bottle to mask symptoms, eat stout foods like Helga has prepared. ;-))

This is a good idea! I'll make a note of this for future updates! :D
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Original Poster
#27 Old 12th Jul 2020 at 8:53 PM
Originally Posted by silvernmaide
Sadly, it doesn't work in my game. The sims will start chopping up vegetables for the stew, but then suddenly stop and won't progress. Could this be because I'm playing an off the grid household?

Yes, I think it's likely due to that.. I'm going to look into making the book usable 'off the grid' but I think it's down to the individual recipes and not the book itself.. the way EA have made it so only certain foods can be cooked :/
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#28 Old 12th Jul 2020 at 8:54 PM
Originally Posted by _xKindredxSoulsx_
Excited to try this and wondering is there any chance this would work with grills? If not have you considered making versions of some of them for the grill? Not playing medieval(at the moment), but my sims are roughing it and there is a lack of recipes(especially breakfast food) for the grill and I can see some of these making sense there as well.

And a another thought, have you considered making some prehistoric(fire-pit centric hopefully) recipes? I play history challenge and my cave sims can only eat fish if they want to eat realistic meals that actually use ingredients.Not to mention that white plate -_-

I can add recipes that use the grill and fire-pits in future (I like the new one that came with island living but haven't had much chance to check it out in game yet)
Test Subject
#29 Old 13th Jul 2020 at 12:26 PM
Originally Posted by Littlbowbub
Hi! I'll look into this because I'd also love to use the book off the grid (it only makes sense!) but I think EA have coded things oddly so that you can only cook mac and cheese off the grid.. or something like that but hopefully it'll be easy enough to do.. *hopefully* :D

Oooh it would be absolutley amazing! I've been testing around again and since the grills work just fine off-the-grid (I mean they're supposed to be powered by burning coal :D) it just might be a great work-around to make some of the food bbq-foods? Ofc might complicate matters more, sorry I honestly don't know haha.. Btw you can cook at least tomato soup with an off-the-grid compatible stove tho! (Actually it might be one of those off-the-grid-only recipes but don't quote me on that!) Also I've been using Historicalsimslife's beautiful cc grill (100% recommend for your medieval gameplay) that basically looks like a medieval umm.. stove (I guess ) so it wouldn't look out-of-the-place one bit if you could cook "normal" foods on it as well! Just throwing around suggestions here! ^^ ..think I need to start modding myself and stop pestering modders on forums :D
Test Subject
#30 Old 19th Jul 2020 at 9:02 AM
I already like Granny's Cookbook so I thought I might get this too.
Test Subject
#31 Old 30th Jul 2020 at 7:27 AM
The Granny's cookbook works without a problem but for some reason this one doesn't. Any ideas why? Thank you in advance!
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Original Poster
#32 Old 5th Aug 2020 at 11:29 AM
Originally Posted by AleciaE
The Granny's cookbook works without a problem but for some reason this one doesn't. Any ideas why? Thank you in advance!

Hi, could you explain what's happening (or isn't happening) and I can look into this in my game
Test Subject
#33 Old 18th Aug 2020 at 3:51 PM
Thanks for this. I'm excited to try this on my game :)
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15th Sep 2020 at 10:38 AM
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#34 Old 8th May 2021 at 11:26 PM
This worked for me before the upgrade now I cannot find it anywhere in my game :'(
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#35 Old 27th Jul 2021 at 3:40 AM
I loved this mod.
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