[Sca-cooks] period-related arrghh! provokers

Johnna Holloway johnna at sitka.engin.umich.edu
Wed Sep 19 16:13:07 PDT 2007

I sent in a correction to Encyclopedia Britannica months ago
regarding their mistake in the identity  of  Scappi and Sanchi.
With references, dates, etc.
You'll notice how prompt they've been in getting it corrected.


Jadwiga Zajaczkowa / Jenne Heise wrote:
> Then again, we have the Encyclopedia Britannica version:
> "The printing press revolutionized the culinary arts by making cookbooks 
> widely available. The first known to have been printed, in 1485, was 
> produced by an Italian, Bartolema Scappi, who mainly recorded recipes 
> for marzipans and other sweets."

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