[Sca-cooks] PPC 84 / doughnuts

Huette von Ahrens ahrenshav at yahoo.com
Fri Feb 8 18:49:19 PST 2008

Thank you.  I was hoping that you would comment on this.  I was thinking of recipe #173
and also recipe #95.  There are also four similar recipes in Ein Buch von Guter Spise:
#58, 59, 60, and 61.  


--- Terry Decker <t.d.decker at worldnet.att.net> wrote:

> Krapfen is a fairly broad term covering fritters, turnovers and other fat 
> fried pastries including Berliners.  I would argue that Cato's Globi are an 
> early form of doughnut and they appear to be a close ancestor to recipe 173 
> "Wie man krepflen pfligt zu niernberg jn der fasnacht zu machen" from Sabina 
> Welser.  Thus Krapfen are likely in the true line of doughnut evolution.
> I would also argue that placenta has nothing to do with doughnuts, so I 
> would flag the article that initiated this thread as being of questionable 
> accuracy until it can be verified.
> Bear
> > Do you think that Krapfen is an ancestor to doughnut?
> >
> >
> > Emilio
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My thoughts are whirled like a potter's wheel;   King Henry VI, part I: I, v 

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