[Sca-cooks] translations of Scappi's 'Opera'

Elaine Koogler kiridono at gmail.com
Mon Apr 6 07:06:55 PDT 2009

The only other translation that I know of is the partial translation by
Mistress Heloise...and she has published her notes on where she differs with
Scully.  I believe Scully's translation is a full one, but Heloise can
answer this far better than I can.


On Mon, Apr 6, 2009 at 3:18 AM, Stefan li Rous
<StefanliRous at austin.rr.com>wrote:

> *Is* this volume (Scully's translation of Scappis 'Opera') a full
> translation?
> And would some of the cookbook experts here like to describe how this
> volume compares to other translations of Scappi's work? And what are the
> other translations which are available?
> For those who may have missed it, here is Mistress Helewyse's review of
> Scully's translation.
> Scully-Opera-rev  (12K)  3/22/09    "Lost in Translation – a critical
> review of
>                                      the Scully translation of Scappis
> 'Opera'"
>                                      by Mistress Helewyse de Birkestad.
> Stefan

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