[Sca-cooks] [Sca-Cooks] To 10 pantry items

Adele de Maisieres ladyadele at paradise.net.nz
Sun Aug 5 13:59:00 PDT 2007

Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius wrote:

>[Garum is] really no big deal. It's made from fish. It tastes like fish. It  
>is _not_ rotten. It's got a lot of salt in it. Use it in place of  
>salt in dishes for which a fishy flavor is a reasonable expectation.

I don't think it's much different from, say, nam pla, and I eat that 
often enough. 

>The only time I've ever heard a major complaint [...] (as opposed to the ill-informed who just knee-jerk  
>repeat the xenophobe mantra, "rotten fish" over and over again  
>without ever coming within a mile of it), 

Oh, don't get me started on that kind of attitude, Adamantius.

Adele de Maisieres

Habeo metrum - musicamque,
hominem meam. Expectat alium quid?
-Georgeus Gershwinus

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