[Sca-cooks] grilling print was digital libraries on culinary history ...

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Wed Jan 13 10:47:24 PST 2010

Costume wise it looks be circa 1670's-1680's.
(Think time of James II's Mary of Modena or William and Mary.)

Best guess anyway.


On Jan 13, 2010, at 9:14 AM, edoard at medievalcookery.com wrote:
> Ok, so I was browsing through this site just to see what was there,  
> and
> I came across something interesting.
> 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.
> http://www.academiabarilla.com/academia/gastronomic-prints/browse-gastronomic-prints-collection.aspx?q=XVI
> 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  
> dates
> back to at least the 1600s.
> - Doc

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