HERB - Re: herbalist V1 #153
Mike and Pat Luco
mikel at pdq.net
Fri Dec 4 16:01:03 PST 1998
Here's a message I posted in another list. Seems that no one there wants to touch it.
Any documented source would be nice. Also anyone game for this challenge?
>I just received 2 (English translated by Americans) Italian cook books.<
>They wax poetically about the beginnings of Pesto and its many modern forms.<
>They always use the term 'ancient' without giving dates. They did say that there<
>is a quote from Virgil about a peasant eating focaccia bread smeared with a rue,<
>herb, oil and cheese paste? Does any scholar of this list have definitive dates on<
>herbed/nut/oil/cheese based sauces?<
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