[Sca-cooks] TV advice requested

Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius adamantius1 at verizon.net
Tue Mar 6 07:35:11 PST 2007

On Mar 6, 2007, at 10:23 AM, Christina Nevin wrote:

> So if someone was interested in you doing a 2 minute clip on  
> medieval cooking (no recipes) once a fortnight on a television  
> show, what would you do? What would you cover, or think would  
> interest the general public without being too esoteric or too  
> dumbed-down?

2 minutes might make it difficult, but you might find a recognizable  
"English" dish and a period counterpart (say, macrows) and compare  
them as a way of showing that period food isn't that weird...


"S'ils n'ont pas de pain, vous fait-on dire, qu'ils  mangent de la  
brioche!" / "If there's no bread, you have to say, let them eat cake!"
     -- attributed to an unnamed noblewoman by Jean-Jacques Rousseau,  
"Confessions", 1782

"Why don't they get new jobs if they're unhappy -- or go on Prozac?"
     -- Susan Sheybani, assistant to Bush campaign spokesman Terry  
Holt, 07/29/04

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