[Sca-cooks] Period substitute for tomatoes?
ddfr at daviddfriedman.com
Fri Aug 21 12:19:46 PDT 2009
>When I run the Old World/New World game, cooks playing the game and
>I get into the discussion of which food was the easiest sell.
>Answer: the one that closely resembled what they already had. IE,
>turkeys for bustards, pumpkins for pompions.
What "pompions" are you thinking of? The old world gourd I'm familiar
with, lageneria, is more like a squash than a pumkin, at least in the
varieties I've found.
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