[Sca-cooks] Beverage experiments

Dragon dragon at crimson-dragon.com
Thu Feb 14 08:46:43 PST 2008

David Friedman wrote:
> >  I think it is worth
> >mentioniong that the use of ice to cool drinks was commonly practiced in
> >the Mediterranean area.
>In the summer? Where did they get the ice and how did they store it?
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Sure, you get it out of the mountains during the winter and store it 
in ice houses dug into the ground and insulated with straw just like 
was done in the U.S. before the invention of artificial refrigeration.


  Venimus, Saltavimus, Bibimus (et naribus canium capti sumus)

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