[Sca-cooks] Beverage experiments

Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius adamantius1 at verizon.net
Thu Feb 14 10:13:10 PST 2008

On Feb 14, 2008, at 11:46 AM, Dragon wrote:

> 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?
> ---------------- End original message. ---------------------
> 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.
> Dragon

Yes, but do we have any actual evidence it was done? You've  
demonstrated it was possible...


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