[Sca-cooks] Prayers for recipe timing

Susan Fox selene at earthlink.net
Thu Jun 5 12:05:49 PDT 2008

Somewhere in this list's archives, is the last discussion on this 
topic.  Someone did recite the appropriate prayers, in Latin, with a 
Stopwatch.  Wish I could remember what the elapsed times were.


emilio szabo wrote:
> Here are some findings from various culinary texts. Most of them are online somewhere.
> In order to find the relevant places, just search for "pater". 
> This if from the 'Ouverture'
> Pour faire pastés de caracolle.
> Prennés les caracoles qui soient bien
> cuites & nettoyees comme il appartient, &
> les couppés grossement auec vn couteau,
> & mettés muscade, poiure, beurre,
> ayant esté demie heure dans le four
> prennés quatre iaulnes d'oeuf debattus
> auec vn peu de vin d'Espaigne, tirés le
> paste hors du four, & iettés la saulse
> dans le pasté, & le laissés encor vne
> pater noster dedans le four, & non plus.
<snip - this is enough for context>

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