[Sca-cooks] Period Portable Lunch Foods

ranvaig at columbus.rr.com ranvaig at columbus.rr.com
Mon Feb 9 02:38:31 PST 2009

> > Some cold menu items:
>> Sugar root salad.
>Do you know what this would be?
> (great list, btw - has given me lots of ideas for summer picnics...)

This is a literal translation of "Zucker Wurtzel Salat".  At the time I couldn't find anything more, but I just found a 1696 Image that equates it with Sisarum Peruvianum.  Sisarum is Skirret is known in period, although presumably not the Peruvian sort.  So perhaps Skirret.. perhaps not.



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