[Sca-cooks] Hildegard's dips?
lilinah at earthlink.net
Thu Sep 13 12:46:14 PDT 2007
On 9/13/07, Johnna Holloway <johnna at sitka.engin.umich.edu> wrote:
> I came across this description this am while browsing in
> Jessica's Biscuit. The book was: From Saint Hildegard's Kitchen: Foods
> Of Health, Foods Of Joy
> Description reads:
> Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179) was a remarkable woman-a scholar, nun,
> mystic, theologian, physician, and composer. She also possessed, by
> means of heavenly visions, precious knowledge about human nutrition.
> Here are hundreds of *her recipes* for meat, vegetables, salads, soups,
> cereals, pastas, sauces, dips, beverages, jams, coffees, wines and desserts.
> Her recipes?
> A twelfth century convent serving a selection of dips and coffees?
>I resisted for about 15 minutes, then I pulled up my bookfinding web
>pages. Locating the above title used for under $5, I ordered it.
>It'll be here at the end of the week and if nobody else has anything
>to say, I'll go through it and post some opinions. If nothing else,
>it'll definitely be 'interesting' to have around.
Hey, don't skimp. I wanna know about that 12th C. German coffee...
Urtatim (that's err-tah-TEEM)
the persona formerly known as Anahita
huddled over closely over a warm cup of Sulawesi coffee
'cuz it's been cold around here for several days
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