[Sca-cooks] Is couscous Medieval?

Adele de Maisieres ladyadele at paradise.net.nz
Thu Jan 25 00:30:00 PST 2007

Pat Griffin wrote:
> I was under the impression that while couscous could have been made during
> our period of interest, that we have no documentation to that fact.  The
> question has come up on (of all things) the medieval encampments list, and
> set me to wondering.  Can one of my dear friends tell me what the earliest
> reference seems to be?  
I think it's mentioned in the anonymous Andalusian cookbook of the 14th 


Adele de Maisieres

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