[Sca-cooks] Peaches?

Terry Decker t.d.decker at att.net
Tue Jul 14 20:06:20 PDT 2009

There are some in Apicius, so there should be others scattered through 
various cook books.


> Are there period recipes involving peaches?  It seems, from the current
> discussions, that there are at least recipes for preserving peaches from 
> late
> period.  A friend who has a period cloister garden has had a bounty of 
> fruit
> from his peach tree (not quite ripe, but he lost a large branch from the
> tree and had to rescue the peaches on it) and we'd like to do something 
> with it
> at Pennsic, but probably won't have time to do anything elaborate before 
> we
> go.  Some, at least, of the peaches have been or will be cut off the 
> stones
> and frozen.  We've been discussing making peach cobbler in the Dutch oven,
> at least!
> Brangwayna Morgan

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