[Sca-cooks] Apicius question(s)

Kathleen A Roberts karobert at unm.edu
Tue Nov 3 14:34:11 PST 2009

On Tue, 3 Nov 2009 17:29:53 -0400
  Sharon Palmer <ranvaig at columbus.rr.com> wrote:

> Hing or Heeng is another word for Asafetida.  Silphium 
>was similar to asafotida, which was considered an 
>inferior substitute.

thanks everyone!  i am no longer feeling so grumpy about 
being confused about the recipes in general.  usually i 
can figure things out pretty well.

and "Cooking Apicius" is now on it's way from amazon, 
since i really don't know if i like roman 60 bucks 
worth... yet.

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