[Sca-cooks] Pounds to ounce, Italian measurements
johnnae at mac.com
Thu Feb 11 16:57:13 PST 2010
You might check Mistress Helwyse's paper in the Florilegium.
Scully-Opera-rev - 3/22/09
"Lost in Translation - a critical review of the Scully translation of
Scappis 'Opera'" by Mistress Helewyse de Birkestad.
It looks at weights and measures.
On Feb 11, 2010, at 7:01 PM, Raphaella DiContini wrote:
> There had been some mention previously of units of measure and how
> they might differ from our current standards. I'm looking to do
> another run through of that recipe from Libro di cucina and want to
> make the first test batch one 1/4 the original for twelve people.
> My question is if the ratios of the historical Italian measurements
> are equivalent to the modern ones or do I need a adjust and if there
> is a good list of historical Italian weight measurements. snipped
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