[Sca-cooks] roman feast / Apicius

Daniel & Elizabeth Phelps dephelps at embarqmail.com
Sun Mar 23 14:11:02 PDT 2008

Was written:

 I looked at more paintings done by Pieter Aertsen and Joachim
> Beuckelaer and found 14 painting that had carrots of various colors in 
> them.  Some of the
> white carrots might be turnips.  It is hard for me to tell.

Please excuse me as I am not at all that knowledgeable of root vegetables 
but I thought that turnips were rather more bulbous, ie less longated and 
more rounded tha the white examples shown.   Is that true in the present and 
if so perhaps also in the past?  Could some of the white examples be 


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