[Sca-cooks] Smoked Meats in Northern Europe
crimlaw at jeffnet.org
Fri Oct 6 15:00:25 PDT 2006
actually Norway maple is European. See
There may be other native species as well, I didn't look further.
Briaroak, Summits, An Tir
At 02:51 PM 10/6/2006, Jehan-Yves wrote:
>At 12:51 PM 10/6/2006, you wrote:
> >Greetings all,
> > I have a question for the knowledgeable assembly:
> > What woods would have been used to smoke meats and fish in
> >Northern Europe around the turn of the millennium?
> > are: maple, poplar, alder, hickory, oak and cherry.
> > I am pretty sure maples are New World only, and I know
> >cherries were a part of the Norse diet. Obviously oak was around, but
> >I'm not sure about poplar, alder, or hickory.
> You can try looking up wood on this site:
> It looks like Alder is good, European Cherry is in, Hickory
>is out, and poplar is in. You were correct that Maple is New World.
> They may not have the exact species that you will have in
>the Southern US but they do have European varieties.
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