[Sca-cooks] Fish at feasts

Robin Carroll-Mann rcarrollmann at gmail.com
Mon Nov 24 21:17:12 PST 2008

On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 12:00 AM, Stefan li Rous
<StefanliRous at austin.rr.com> wrote:
> But aren't shrimp/seafood treated as the same as fish in religious edicts?

Depends on which religion.  Shellfish are not kosher.  Same goes for
any other swimming critters that don't have  fins and scales.  No
shrimp, no lobster, no calamari.

> Or are crustaceans restricted at times that fish are not? Was tis true in
> period as well?

It was true for Jews in period.  And more to the point, there are SCA
members who would eat salmon or trout cooked in a non-kosher kitchen,
but would not eat shrimp.

Brighid ni Chiarain
My NEW email is rcarrollmann at gmail.com

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