[Sca-cooks] FW: Elizabethans using Platina and proper cookware

Tallan Family dtallan8500 at rogers.com
Sun Nov 26 17:30:51 PST 2006

On Nov 26, 2006, at 8:02 PM, Steve Berry wrote:

> Greetings from Dame Arwen Lioncourt in AnTir (Portland, Oregon),
> I am seriously considering a run at our Kingdom A&S this year, and I 
> need
> some help.  I want to cook a dish from Platina; Armoured Turnips.
> Finally, I'm torn between trying to cook this dish in my persona as an
> Elizabethan noble and trying to cook it as a 15th century English 
> noble.  I would rather
> cook it as an Elizabethan because I know the time period and culture 
> bette
> Please feel free to give me any other advice you can think of!

If you want to cook it as an Elizabethan, my advice is to cook the dish 
from Epulario, an Elizabethan translation, rather than translating it 
yourself. Chances are that's what an Elizabethan would have done.


David Tallan (SCA Thomas)

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