[Sca-cooks] PPC 84 / doughnuts

Terry Decker t.d.decker at worldnet.att.net
Fri Feb 8 19:04:49 PST 2008

Since Globi and the Shrove Tuesday Nuremberger Krapfen seem to be related, I 
wonder if the recipe was transferred into Germania by the Legions or if it 
is a later addition to the German corpus?


> 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.
> Huette
> --- 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

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