[Sca-cooks] Period substitute for tomatoes?

Judith Epstein 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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