[Sca-cooks] Pomegranate seeds

Antonia di Benedetto Calvo dama.antonia at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 11:10:39 PST 2010

Johnna Holloway wrote:
> I suppose the question is what did the pomegranate add to the dish?
> Using Doc's handy dandy search tool at medievalcookery.com and 
> concentrating
> on the English recipes and the pomegranate, we can come up with these :
> Forme of Cury
> XXXIX - FOR TO MAKE COMYN   wyth graynis of Poungarnetts
> Sawse Sarzyne. XX.IIII. IIII.  messe it forth. and florish it with 
> Pommegarnet.

Which makes perfect sense-- pomegranite seeds make a beautiful garnish 
(I've been known to throw them pretty shamelessly onto custards, 
blancmanges, plates of fritters, and so forth,)

Antonia di Benedetto Calvo

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-Georgeus Gershwinus

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