[Sca-cooks] Images of Dining in Ireland 1581
johnna at sitka.engin.umich.edu
Tue Aug 8 18:49:25 PDT 2006
http://www.wynja.com/arch/cooking.html is an article subtitled--
Boiling water in a skin pot over a fire (or not...)
Of course in July Aislinn said: was hunting
Saxon leather cooking vessel fragments.
Maybe this will count towards that as well.
>>> The Image of Irelande, by John Derrick
>>> (London, 1581). The most famous plate of the set shows the chief of
>>> theMac Sweynes seated at dinner and being entertained by a bard and a
>>> harper. http://www.lib.ed.ac.uk/about/bgallery/Gallery/researchcoll/
Is it my imagination, or does this depict what appears to be food being
cooked in a sort of leather sling over a fire?
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