[Sca-cooks] A Question of Dried Beans

Mairi Ceilidh jjterlouw at earthlink.net
Fri Feb 27 04:39:31 PST 2009

Thank You, Brighid!  

On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 10:49 PM, Mairi Ceilidh <jjterlouw at earthlink.net>
> Can someone point me toward period sources that discuss or describe
> soaking dried beans or peas prior to cooking?

Here's one.

>From the Menagier de Paris:
"OLD BEANS which are to be cooked with their pods must be soaked and
put on the fire in a pot the evening before and all night; then throw
out that water, and put to cook in another water..."

Brighid ni Chiarain
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