[Sca-cooks] Drizzle of Honey
selene at earthlink.net
Thu Oct 29 12:11:24 PDT 2009
Antonia Calvo wrote:
> Susan Fox wrote:
>> Occasionally the heart can be wrong. I finally won an argument with
>> a friend who insisted that Mayonnaise was OK for SCA use because all
>> the ingredients were known in pre-1600 Europe. That may be so, but
>> there was no written evidence of that kind of emulsified sauce being
>> invented much before the 18th Century and that story about the chef
>> of the Duc de Richelieu having invented it in 1756.
> Although, interestingly enough, there are a couple of recipes from the
> Elizibethan corpus that come out not unlike Hollandaise...
Which ones please? I want to try them out. Seriously I should do a
whole tasting sessions for sauces, so people won't miss their mayo or
>> But she just would not let go. So, she being a costume maven, I took
>> it into the costuming world and insisted that since cotton fabric,
>> indigo dye and copper rivets were known in pre-1600 Europe, that it
>> was OK for me to wear blue jeans. Even though we have a solid date
>> as to their invention by Levi Strauss in California. She shut up.
> That's the reverse of my 15th-century French sushi diatribe :-)
I want to hear that one!
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