[Sca-cooks] Fast Food

Huette von Ahrens ahrenshav at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 27 14:50:20 PDT 2009


Thank you for this.  Can you cite your documentation that tapas is pre-1600?
The Oxford Companion to Food talks about tapas but gives no history.  I would really appreciate it if you would share your citations with us.


--- On Mon, 7/27/09, Suey <lordhunt at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Suey <lordhunt at gmail.com>
> Subject: [Sca-cooks] Fast Food
> To: sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org
> Date: Monday, July 27, 2009, 1:15 PM
> Fast Food was on the streets in the
> 15th Century at least. We had pies in London filled with
> pork etc and regulations concerning the quality. Men playing
> cards, which was illegal in Spain, ordered 'tapas,' finger
> foods from local bars said to have originated from a piece
> of serrano ham covering (tapando) a glass of wine to prevent
> Sevillan flies from getting drunk while being delivered like
> pizza today at the destination of the players.
> Suey
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