[Sca-cooks] medieval ascetics menus

Stefan li Rous StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
Sun Oct 4 00:51:34 PDT 2009

Bear commented:
<<< Historically, veganism of that
period would likely have been practiced by ascetics with stricter  
practices than the most vegan of modern vegetarians. >>>

"with stricter dietary practices than the most vegan of modern  

WHAT were these guys (and gals?) eating? Seems easier to day what was  
left than what they didn't eat. I tend of think of a vegan diet as  
being extremely limited and if not done with care, a good recipe for  

For myself, I would find a vegetarian menu to be tortuous. I assume  
these folks weren't doing this for just forty days, but for much  
longer.My admiration goes out to those of you on this list who have  
been vegetarians or who have even just accomplished a season of Lenten  

THLord Stefan li Rous    Barony of Bryn Gwlad    Kingdom of Ansteorra
    Mark S. Harris           Austin, Texas          StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
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