[Sca-Cooks] Pasties article in the new T.I.
edoard at medievalcookery.com
Sun Jul 29 08:42:08 PDT 2007
On Jul 27, 2007, at 5:21 PM, Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius wrote:
> Certainly there's no reason to assume that a 19th-century Cornish
> pasty has a direct medieval counterpart, even with turnips (how many
> meat and turnip dishes do you know from period, anyway?).
I did a quick search and came up with about 5 meat and turnip
dishes. None of them involved a pie crust, and none of them involved
beef. They all looked like stews or soups, and used duck, pork, or
I too am unimpressed with the quality of the articles in the new TI.
I wouldn't expect a change though, given that we are not the target
audience - there are too few of us "geeks" (no offense meant to any
here) and they want to sell more copies than that.
"Then cover your But-head with a sheet onely in Summer,
but blankets in Winter..." - Sir Kenelme Digby, 17th c.
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