[Sca-cooks] Oranges was *Sigh* That tomato thing - again

Johnna Holloway johnna at sitka.engin.umich.edu
Mon Oct 2 16:47:25 PDT 2006

I have a note that Milham's edition of Platina mentions narancia or
narantia. It's in the second book.
I shall have to check the new versions of Martino. I have both now.


Terry Decker wrote: Did Platina mention oranges? I remember that Martino 
used oranges, but when
> Platina translated Martino's recipes, he used the word "citron," (citron or 
> lemon) because Latin doesn't (or didn't) have a word for orange.  As I 
> remember, Milham translated Platina's usage as lemon.
> Bear
>> Platina mentions them and his book was published in Venice.
>> Johnnae

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