[Sca-cooks] Favorite Healthy period dishes, recent study on vitamin absorption

Mark Hendershott crimlaw at jeffnet.org
Mon Aug 14 22:33:25 PDT 2006

At 07:54 PM 8/14/2006, you wrote:
>At 07:45 PM 8/14/2006, you wrote:
> >What makes you say that sheep milk is healthier than cow milk? Also,
> >given the number of manuscript illos that show cows being milked vs the
> >number that show sheep being milked (I cant think of any, actually...)
> >what led you to believe that non cows milk would be so prevalent?
> >
> >Intrigued....
> >--Anne-Marie, who grew up on goats milk....
>I can't address the health of sheep's milk, but there's a great sketch of a
>sheep being milked in the Lutrell Psalter- the pic where the sheep are in
>the pen. There's a guy milking a sheep right in the middle.
>I drank a lot of goat's milk as a kid too- we lied across the street from a
>family who raised goats. And when they went on vacation, I did the milking
>(and I think I could live the rest of my life without ever doing it again).
>But my older daughter, Anne-Marie (SCA Rotrude), is allergic to goat's
>milk, and breaks out in a very exciting rash. I've wondered if it had
>anything to do with my consumption as a kid. (pun not intended- it just
>horned in there...)
My brother raised goats for a while because one or more of his kids 
(homo sapiens) were allergic to cows milk.

Simon Sinneghe
Briaroak, Summits, An Tir'

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