[Sca-cooks] leftovers

Daniel Myers edoard at medievalcookery.com
Thu Aug 30 20:05:55 PDT 2007

I came across a Portuguese/English dictionary a couple of years ago  
that if used to translate "offal" into Portuguese and back it ended  
up as "leftovers"

Gave the word a whole new meaning in our house.

- Doc

495. Take otemele, and thanne parboyle hem in fayre water, than ley  
hem on a fayre lynen clothe, an lette the grece renne owt, an caste  
it on an erthen pot with strong brothe of bef or of moton, and thanne  
serue it forthe for a goode potage.  [The Boke of Swyllyng]

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