[Sca-cooks] Medieval questioniare

Suey lordhunt at gmail.com
Sat Oct 27 16:28:41 PDT 2007

I missed something here. I look up 
http://www.coquinaria.nl/english/quiz.htm in google. Reply: not found. 
So I don't know what you are talking about when you refer to cleaning 
hands on tablecloth - totally unacceptable in the Middle Ages as per 
commentaries on medieval manner's books in English at least.
Tisane is barley water, gruel. It has nothing to do with tea. Give me 
break! OCast /tisane de ordio, ordiate, /OCat /hordi, hordiat, ordio, 
/Cat /ordiat /(fr /ordi, barley/)/,/ ML. /hordea-tus, //tisana/, 
/tisanam, ordiate, /Fr. /orgemonde,/ /tisane/ (14 C.), Eng. orgeat, 
tisane (infusion), ptisan, barley water or gruel. Originally it was made 
with barley. Anthimus (6th C) described orgeat as a drink for those ill 
with fever and ble ble ble..

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