[Sca-cooks] Michelangelo and Butter

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Thu Feb 25 15:59:16 PST 2010

The person responsible for the feast and research is
Master Luke Knowlton.

See http://www.festadimichelangelo.org/subs/menu.html

I know that someone on the original list asked for the sources  
already, but nothing has
been posted yet in response.


On Feb 25, 2010, at 6:44 PM, Suey wrote:

> When giving the menus for the Michelangelo Dayboard and Feast it was  
> written:
>> Bread with honey, herb and plain butter
> and  plain butter
> I can't imagine butter being served in an Italian feast of that  
> period. Olive oil is more likely if anything at all. The first  
> butter factory in Madrid was at the turn of the 19th Century for  
> Fernando VII's third wife. It closed after she died meaning it was  
> as short lived as her marriage.
> Suey

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