[Sca-cooks] Cato as a recipe source
Philip Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius
adamantius1 at verizon.net
Tue Jul 7 16:46:44 PDT 2009
On Jul 7, 2009, at 7:42 PM, Terry Decker wrote:
> Giacosa doesn't have honey in the recipe. She does have the
> original recipe in Latin including the phrase, "folia laurea
> subdito," which translates as "bay leaves beneath." Of course,
> there may be variations between manuscripts causing the variations
> in translation.
Hmmm... IIRC, Dalby's edition uses the Latin phrase "folia subdito,"
but translates it as "bay leaves underneath" anyway.
It may be that this was common practice and just assumed to be what's
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