[Sca-cooks] Oranges

Daniel & Elizabeth Phelps dephelps at embarqmail.com
Sat Mar 29 06:03:47 PDT 2008

Yes,  thank you-the methods for preserving sound particulary interesting. 
I'll pass this along to Dan, I think he was the one who told me about 
oranges originally being sour. But today he's off seeing how deep Wakulla 
Springs is with some folks from National Geographic. Ph for the life of a 
geologist! He gets paid to do this!

Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.
Frank Zappa

To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like 
administering medicine to the dead.
Thomas Paine
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Stefan li Rous" <StefanliRous at austin.rr.com>
To: "SCA-Cooks maillist SCA-Cooks" <SCA-Cooks at Ansteorra.org>
Sent: Saturday, March 29, 2008 1:45 AM
Subject: [Sca-cooks] Oranges

> Isabella commented:
> <<< PS: do changing flavors count too? Oranges were originally sour,
> I believe.
> And blood oranges are just cool looking, but hard to find. >>>
> These (sour oranges, blood oranges, sweet oranges) are three
> different varieties and originally came from different regions. I
> don't believe any of them are ancestors of the others. We've
> discussed oranges a number of times. All are available if you know
> where to look. The grapefruit does appear to be a hybrid, though. And
> yes, I believe limes and key limes are talked about in this file as
> well.
> Perhaps this might be of interest:
> fruit-citrus-msg (112K) 12/21/06    Period citrus fruits. Recipes.
> http://www.florilegium.org/files/FOOD-FRUITS/fruit-citrus-msg.html
> Stefan
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