[Sca-cooks] A couple of questions-

Judith Epstein judith at ipstenu.org
Sun Dec 13 08:18:42 PST 2009

On 13 Dec 2009, at 12:33 AM, Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius wrote:

> The most common opinion seems to be that what modern Americans call whipped cream, which is sweetened and lightly flavored with vanilla or another flavoring essence, is what used to be known as Creme Chantilly, which probably dates from the seventeenth or eighteenth centuries.

No, we know the difference between whipped cream (which is all cream, whipped to the consistency that the whipper enjoys) and creme Chantilly (which contains some kind of flavoring agent such as sugar, vanilla, buckwheat honey, molasses, rosewater, a sprinkle of spice, or some other added flavoring).

D'vorah, mka Judith Epstein
Master Albrecht Waldfurster's Egg
Middle Kingdom, Midlands, Ayreton, Tree-Girt-Sea (Chicago, IL)
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