[Sca-cooks] Theatre food in Elizabethan England
johnnae at mac.com
Fri Feb 26 18:00:21 PST 2010
Maybe I'll buy the book in March.
Check out what they have found.
On Feb 26, 2010, at 8:42 PM, Daniel & Elizabeth Phelps wrote:
>> Seems like we need to go to the source to determine how they did
>> the botanical identifications. Then perhaps deconstruct, "CSI
>> fashion" from the evidence, what other ingredients were in those
>> pies. Determining the ingredients list we can then attempt to
>> reconstruct the pies. I only hope that they were not working with
>> the long preserved end products of human digestion.
> Brings to mind the old very lame paleontologist joke about the
> graduate student who had misplaced his coprolites. When show a box
> containing the specimens he was asked "are these what you are
> looking for." He replied "Yes... my feces exactly."
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