Review by C.J. Bunce

It’s a cookbook for the true Renaissance man–or Renaissance cook–or medieval cook, or ancient Egyptian cook, or 18th century Caribbean cook.  Many a genre or franchise tie-in cookbook is a gimmick to interest a fanbase, but few aspire to be something better.  Assassin’s Creed: The Culinary Codex is the exception, presenting a geographic map of international cuisine that doubles as a time machine-road trip to the past.  Available this month from Ubisoft and Titan Books, Thibaud Villanova’s deluxe guidebook is a recipe trove representing the Brotherhood’s greatest Assassins, and it’s available now here at Amazon.

Want to know how good it is?  We tried out some recipes…

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