[Sca-cooks] East European sources

Johnna Holloway johnna at sitka.engin.umich.edu
Thu Mar 13 18:37:58 PDT 2008

Ok this is brand new and I have not seen a review--
Recipes for Russia: Food and Nationhood Under the Tsars
description says: Smith examines changing attitudes, behaviors, and 
beliefs about the production and consumption of food in Russia from the 
late 18th century through the mid 19th century.

Question would be does she include anything earlier than late 1700's.

> Lilinah wrote: snipped
>> Well, our up-coming Kingdom level food competition (22 Mar) is for 
>> any 16th C. Russian lamb dish, documentation required.
>> So she changed the competition to any Russian dish using lamb, 
>> hogget, or mutton, documentation required.
>> Since there are no Russian cookbook from before the 16th C. either, 
>> it's not a great deal more helpful.
>> So any suggestions on where to get information regarding food in 
>> SCA-period Russia would be helpful, doesn't have to be a cookbook...

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