[Sca-cooks] Medieval questioniare

Saint Phlip phlip at 99main.com
Sat Oct 27 16:42:13 PDT 2007

On 10/27/07, Suey <lordhunt at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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),

Suey, please look in the dictionary and look up "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..
> Suey

Anthimus was writing in Latin.

Saint Phlip

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