[Sca-cooks] PPC 84 / doughnuts
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.
> --- 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
>> early form of doughnut and they appear to be a close ancestor to recipe
>> "Wie man krepflen pfligt zu niernberg jn der fasnacht zu machen" from
>> 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
>> accuracy until it can be verified.
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