[Sca-cooks] Whale meat

Sharon Palmer ranvaig at columbus.rr.com
Tue Jan 19 08:36:54 PST 2010

Reading this, I think it means dry peas, not fresh green ones, is that correct?


>On a fish day, when the peas are cooked, you should have onions which
>have been cooked as long as the peas in a pot and like the bacon cooked
>separately in another pot, and as with the bacon water you may nourish
>and serve the peas, in the same way; on fish days, when you have put
>your peas on the fire in a pot, you must put aside your minced onions in
>another pot, and with onion water serve and nourish the peas; and when
>all is cooked fry the onions and put half of them in the peas, and the
>other half in the liquid from the peas of which I spoke above, and then
>add salt, And if on this fish day or in Lent there is salted whale-meat,
>you must do with the whale-meat as with the bacon on a meat day.
>[Le Menagier de Paris]

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