[Sca-cooks] Which lentils are "period"?

David Friedman ddfr at daviddfriedman.com
Tue Jan 6 10:28:34 PST 2009

>You will find recipes for lentils in Apicius and an inventory from 
>Staffelsee show payments of lentils as rent during Charlemagne's 

They seem reasonably common in period Islamic cuisine. Two of our 
favorite dishes use them--Rishta and A Cooked Dish of Lentils.

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