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

Jadwiga Zajaczkowa / Jenne Heise jenne at fiedlerfamily.net
Mon Jul 30 08:13:34 PDT 2007

> > 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.

Perhaps that wasn't the point. Perhaps the idea was to encourage people 
who are interested in period-like cooking. After all, there are 
Johannae's articles to keep us serious people sedated, and everyone else 
can read about Dukes and jock straps on the desk. 

-- 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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