[Sca-cooks] Dinner for eight

Linda Peterson mirhaxa at morktorn.com
Tue Nov 13 09:55:07 PST 2007

On Mon, 12 Nov 2007, Ian Rocas wrote:
theoretical order of dishes as recomended by the doctors of the time (herbs and broths,
then "light meats" followed by "heavier meats" and so on) and what goes well together in
this regard.  This extended order of foods does not seem to lend itself well to a small
gathering.  In addition, the menus from the time period, that I have examined, are all

It shouldn't make a difference about the size of the gathering. It is 
important to warn your guests what to expect so they don't stuff 
themselves on the first courses and have no room to taste later offerings. 
Keep the portions smaller as well, for the same reason.


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