[Sca-cooks] Sca-cooks Digest, Vol 6, Issue 81

Daniel Myers edoard at medievalcookery.com
Mon Oct 30 17:21:52 PST 2006

On Oct 30, 2006, at 2:44 PM, Laura C. Minnick wrote:

> At 11:32 AM 10/30/2006, you wrote:
>> was it Richard II about whom it was said his
>> standard offering was better to be strained through the teeth than
>> tasted in the mouth?
> That was Henry II's court, and I'm pretty sure it was Gerald of  
> Wales (who
> was no fan of Henry) who made the remark.

I think the remark you mean is in one of my sig files (see below).   
The attribution is as I first found it and (like much on the  
internet) may be wrong.  I'll have to do some digging now to find  
"the Truth."

- Doc

"English wine is more fit to be sieved rather than drunk."
   - Peter of Blois, 12th c.

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