[Sca-cooks] Experimentation results for Amidono d' amido

Antonia di Benedetto Calvo dama.antonia at gmail.com
Sat Feb 13 13:50:59 PST 2010

Robin Carroll-Mann wrote:
>> I. (1) Amidono of starch {Almond milk pudding}
>> If you want to make starch dish for 12 people, take two pounds of
>> almonds and one pound of amido/starch. And half of sugar and take ½ of
>> peeled pine nuts and half a quarter (1/8th) of cloves
> Have you considered the possibility that the recipe means 1/8th of an
> *ounce* of cloves?  This wouldn't be the first recipe I've seen where
> a change of measurement unit is not specified.

That seems like a reasonable speculation...

Antonia di Benedetto Calvo

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