[Sca-cooks] Early Irish food

Kathleen A Roberts karobert at unm.edu
Fri Jan 9 12:43:05 PST 2009

On Fri, 09 Jan 2009 15:24:48 -0500
  "Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius" 
<adamantius1 at verizon.net> wrote:

>>what seems  
>> to be some kind of honey butter -esque spread. cream 
>>boilded with  
>> honey until thick.  odd that.
> Do we have any indication it is a spread?
doesn't say exactly how it was eaten, but it was upper 
class chow from what i can tell.

and let's not forget the stirabout the upperclass ate 
(grain with milk and honey for the hoi paloi, grain and 
water, broth or watered milk for the lower classes)

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