[Sca-cooks] Above/Below the Salt was Greetings

Antonia Calvo ladyadele at paradise.net.nz
Wed Mar 19 18:06:09 PDT 2008

Daniel Myers wrote:

>Wynkyn de Worde specifies larger quantities of food for those of  
>higher rank (e.g. king = one to a mess, earl = two to a mess, all  
>others = 4 to a mess), but doesn't say much about the quality (other  
>than telling the carver to give the better cuts to his lordship).

Does that mean _more_ food, or just smaller plates with fewer people 

Antonia Calvo 
(formerly known as Adele de Maisieres)

Habeo metrum - musicamque,
hominem meam. Expectat alium quid?
-Georgeus Gershwinus

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