[Sca-cooks] Period Chicken Salad
t.d.decker at worldnet.att.net
Mon Aug 14 20:17:12 PDT 2006
Nope. Carthamus tinctorius is a Eurasian plant. Its introduction into the
Mediterranean was probably through Egypt.
The name originates in Arabic, but I'm not sure if general usage predates
the Arab expansion.
> Isn't safflower a new world plant, related to the sunflower?
> What an interesting dish though! The combo of chicken and cucumber isn't
> one I'd ever considered....
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