[Sca-Cooks] To 10 pantry items

Daniel Myers edoard at medievalcookery.com
Sun Jul 29 17:08:51 PDT 2007

On Jul 29, 2007, at 5:09 PM, Sharon Gordon wrote:

> If you could have only 10 pantry items for your medieval pantry  
> what would your top 10 items be?  These are items that would keep  
> in a cool area like onions or dried fruits, or in dry areas such as  
> grains or nuts.

In no particular order:

1. saffron
2. salt
3. flour
4. currants
5. pepper
6. almonds
7. onions
8. sugar
9. cassia and/or cinnamon
10. ginger

- Doc

381. Take tendyr brede and Orage, an chop hem smal, an put it on an  
erthen potte, an caste it on an erthen pot with strong brothe of bef  
or of moton, and dresse it forth in a-nother dyshe with fayre hot  
water.  [The Boke of Swyllyng]

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