[Sca-cooks] Medieval questioniare
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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