[Sca-cooks] Tartoufles was Yams was Substitute for Potatoes? Digest, Vol 40, Issue 92
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Tue Aug 25 12:54:27 PDT 2009
I am convinced that the 'tartoufle' mentioned in Casteau, and the
'cartouffle bouillie' mentioned for Francois I, are the common
At 2:35 PM -0500 8/25/09, Anne-Marie Rousseau wrote:
> for those of us who are interested in learning what they did, so we
> can try and really understand it, this
> stuff is super duper fun. I highly rcommend reading the chapter on
> potatoes in Toussaint-Samats work...its
> very franco centric, and so gives a different spin (to be taken
> with a huge grain of sel, of course :)) than
> the ango-centric sources we usually have access to.
> I am emotionally prepared for someone to find a source or three
> that totally blows my theory out of the water,
> but so far I'm pretty sure us potato-camp folks are right....
> On Tue 09/08/25 13:29 , "Cat ." tgrcat2001 at yahoo.com sent:
>> OK, if the waters have calmed I will jump in too.
>> I have a class I have taught once so far (was scheduled again but Mother
>> Nature had other plans) on the "Potato Puzzlement: is it or isn't
>> it?" that included the 5 possibly period potato recipes I have found..
>> the 4 for Tartoufles and one for Erdtepffel. I also noted the linguistic
>> similarity between Tartoufle, Cartoufle and Kartoffel.
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