[Sca-cooks] TI Article

Johnna Holloway johnna at sitka.engin.umich.edu
Fri Jul 20 02:17:01 PDT 2007

The article also used the original version of Food in History and not 
the revised edition.
But if the article was written several years ago and not updated with 
more recent sources,
she might have missed it. Actually the new edition/translation that 
Scully did of La Varenne
has several helpful notes on peas and pea recipes, but one has to read 
the footnotes carefully.


Jadwiga Zajaczkowa / Jenne Heise wrote:
>> 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.

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