[Sca-cooks] Period substitute for tomatoes?
judith at ipstenu.org
Fri Aug 21 10:23:34 PDT 2009
On Aug 21, 2009, at 12:02 PM, morgana.abbey at juno.com wrote:
> OK. The question is backwards.
> It's not what to substitute for tomatoes. It's when tomatoes were
> introduced into the Old World, were *they* subbed into existing
> recipes or were new dishes created for them?
That does indeed put the correct complexion on the problem. Where
would I go to look up the recipes from my area of interest (Near East,
North Africa, Arabian Peninsula, and India) that were the first to
incorporate tomatoes and potatoes?
Judith / no SCA name yet
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