[Sca-cooks] Period Portable Lunch Foods
t.d.decker at att.net
Mon Feb 9 15:31:00 PST 2009
In some German dialects, Wurzel refers to carrots, although more correctly
it would be Gelbwurzel, IIRC. Skirret also fills the bill.
>> > 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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