[Sca-cooks] TI Article

Jadwiga Zajaczkowa / Jenne Heise jenne at fiedlerfamily.net
Thu Jul 19 22:30:00 PDT 2007

> I also would have liked more reliance on primary sources.  I don't  
> have it in front of me, but I think the closest they had to a primary  
> source was "A Medieval Home Companion", which consists of translated  
> excerpts from Menagier.

There are very few English language primary sources on growing plants 
before the 1500s. Most gardening treatises before that point were 
written in Latin.

-- Jadwiga Zajaczkowa, Knowledge Pika jenne at fiedlerfamily.net 
"I thought you might need rescuing . . . We have a bunch of professors 
wandering around who need students." -- Dan Guernsey

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