[Sca-cooks] polenta or rice dish?

Robin Carroll-Mann rcmann4 at earthlink.net
Mon Aug 20 19:19:12 PDT 2007

Stefan li Rous wrote:

>Brighid ni Chiarain gave two recipes using rice n reply to comments  
>about a polenta dish. While these were sent in reply to a polenta  
>dish, they aren't considered polenta dishes, correct? 
Correct.  They are similar in being grain-with-cheese dishes, but the 
recipes I gave are not polenta.

>Polenta is made  
>with wheat or (late in period) corn (maize) meal, and not rice, correct?
I brlirbr that one of the defining criteria of polenta is that it's made 
from meal (ground or crushed grain) and is cooked into a porridge/mush.  
Granado has a millet recipe that seems to be a kind of polenta: cooked 
millet, mixed with cheese, cooled, sliced, and fried in butter.  As with 
most of Granado, the original may be from Scappi.  (Paging Mistress 


Brighid ni Chiarain
Barony of Settmour Swamp, East Kingdom
Robin Carroll-Mann *** rcmann4 at earthlink.net

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