[Sca-cooks] to the tune of the Hallelujah Chorus:
meisterin02 at yahoo.com
Mon Mar 24 19:01:16 PDT 2008
Am I wrong in my understanding that, at least in Tudor England, many birds and animals that *ate* fish were also considered *fish* during Lent and on fish days? I read it someplace, and perhaps the source was incorrect <shrug>.
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----- Original Message ----
From: Laura C. Minnick lcm at jeffnet.org
At 02:49 PM 3/24/2008, you wrote:
>Those Eatern Orthodox guys get serious about lent. They go the full monty
>with no dairy, animal flesh and all. I get the feel that it is more similar
>to the Medieval Lenten Fast than the modern American Catholic Lenten Fast.
>Pascha is a really big celebration for the Greek and Eastern Orthodox folks
>I know (yeah, they are really similar). Sundays and feast days are welcome
>relief to the lenten brutality of no cheeseburgers :o)
A-yup. I went the whole 40 days without meat, eggs, or dairy- except
for Sundays as Niccolo noted. Going out to eat was a pain, and there
was plenty of time here at home that I couldn't stand the though of
more fish so I went with a bowl of brown rice and some veggies.
Yesterday's brunch with a slab o' Ham and eggs and milk in my tea... ahh.
I think I would not make a good vegan. Ovo-lacto vegetarian, maybe.
But me likey cheeze too much! I can has cheeeezeee!
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