[Sca-cooks] digital libraries on culinary history ...
selene at earthlink.net
Wed Jan 13 10:06:27 PST 2010
Good gentles, may I please share this one with my kingdom e-list? This
will put smiles on some faces.
James Prescott wrote:
>> There's a page full of "Gastronomic Prints", and about halfway down is
>> one titled "La grigliata - The Grill" - I can't link directly to the
>> image, but here's the page of prints.
>> What I find notable about it is that the woman on the right side of the
>> image is holding what appears to be a bratwurst in a split roll.
>> Popular wisdom is that sausages were first served in rolls around the
>> 1890s, but if I'm seeing what I think I'm seeing then the practice
>> back to at least the 1600s.
> Sure looks like a hot dog stand to me.
> Hier wird um wenig geld ein gute Wurst, gebraten, womit dem Hunger
> wird doch nicht dem durst geraten, den einer leschen Kan nach
> hertzens wunsch dar auf an einem solchen Ort wo wein u bier zu kauff.
> Partial speculative translation (WARNING: I do not speak German):
> Here for not much money a good sausage, roasted, with which Hunger
> will be converted to thirst, to quench which one's heart's desire
> is a place where one can also buy wine and beer.
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