[Ansteorra] Re: eating horses and cats, oh my

Merlaine ni Saille merlainenisaille at hotmail.com
Wed Nov 21 22:25:10 PST 2001

>From: "Colete d'Evreaux" <medievalbelle at yahoo.com>
>Well, what other meats were period to eat?
>Anything unusual from the sea?

Depending on the culture. Jews, for instance, could eat fish, but not clams
and other shellfish, and the priesthood was prohibited from ever touching
fish of any kind. The Europeans are known for having strange tastes in
fish... eel comes to mind. And although it's not a meat, kelp, or seaweed,
was a mainstay in several coastal cultures.


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