[Sca-cooks] Cassenadt

Sharon Palmer ranvaig at columbus.rr.com
Tue Jan 12 07:44:04 PST 2010

>Given the connection of the word to sugar, I wonder if it's the
>equivalent to "cypress" in medieval English recipe titles (e.g.
>indicating a sweet dish).  Do the recipes marked "cassenadt" all contain
>honey or sugar?  Are there recipes with titles like "viand cypress of
>salmon" in Rumpolt?

It could indicate a sweet dish, but none of the 
recipes I've found so far give any details. 
There could be more details in parts I havent 
gotten to yet.

>cassonade [ n. f.
>* 1574; probablt de l'a. provenç. cassonada ® casson
>¨ Sucre qui n'a été raffiné qu'une fois, appelé 
>aussi sucre roux, à cause de sa couleur.

I got a reply from the person that quoted this, and it is from Le Petit Robert.


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