[Sca-Cooks] Pasties article in the new T.I

Lonnie D. Harvel aoghann at gmail.com
Fri Jul 27 17:23:31 PDT 2007

Oh hell. I was using TI to justify my store-bought pastry dough. Now I
will have to actually make the dough next time. Sheesh.


> From: David Friedman <ddfr at daviddfriedman.com>
> Subject: Re: [Sca-Cooks] Pasties article in the new T.I.
> To: Cooks within the SCA <sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org>
> 1. Anyone competent at doing serious SCA research could have caught
> that one--the author was perfectly open about what she had done,
> starting with a description of how she encountered Cornish pasties
> and liked them. It required zero specialized knowledge to realize the
> combining a modern pastry crust with a 14th century mushroom pie and
> shaping it like a Cornish pasty did not produce anything one had any
> reason to think was period.
> 2. Long ago we were asked if we were willing to do referreeing on
> recipes. No articles (One C.A. I think) came to us.
> 3. This T.I., at least, appears to have no letters column--just
> letters from the people producing it.
> 4. I emailed the managing editor, because I know here; but I gather
> from the T.I. that she turns into a pumpkin at the end of this month.
> (Lagenaria not Cucurbita, of course).

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