[Sca-cooks] candy

Kathleen A Roberts karobert at unm.edu
Wed Aug 2 09:43:52 PDT 2006

On Wed, 2 Aug 2006 12:07:31 -0400
  "grizly" <grizly at mindspring.com> wrote:

.  We can
>prove that using modern
> candy making techniques and a list of ingredients from 
>1200 Ireland, a
> modern cook can create caramel or whatever.  But it 
>still seems to be
> missing the bridge to what they would have knowledge, 
> inspiration and skill to do.

IIRC, the original recipe was a drink of extreme 
sustenance given the the young, especially those taken in 
hostage (the good kind).  of course, the book is at 

early irish and all that good stuff
"Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy which 
sustained him through temporary periods of joy."
W. B. Yeats
Kathleen Roberts
University of New Mexico
Office of Freshman Admissions
Administrative Asst. III

More information about the Sca-cooks mailing list