[Sca-cooks] What constitutes modern food

Ian Kusz sprucebranch at gmail.com
Sun Jan 24 04:35:30 PST 2010

Actually, I think the list of modern food should include:

Deep-fried Mars Bars
Spray cheese
deep-fried Spam sushi
fairy floss/cotton candy
Pineapple Upside-down cake
Chicken-fried steak with mashed potatoes and gravy

I'm waffling on pork rinds, tho.

On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 9:06 PM, H Westerlund-Davis <yaini0625 at yahoo.com>wrote:

> According to Food Time
> Dr. Pepper was invented in 1885 followed by Coca-Cola in 1886. Pepsi-1898
> Hot Dogs... dawn of time?? 17th Century. Ever since they could shove left
> over meat into intestine casings.
> Hamburgers- well domestication of cattle started around 6500 B.C. and yeast
> bread shortly after.
> Oh and the first documented french fries... 18th century
> Tacos-First documented in L.A. in 1931
> Modern food to me is: Fried Twinkies, Fried Coca-Cola, Foamed Cauliflower,
> pasteurization/homogenization and using dry ice to create ornate foods. It
> continues to surprise me how many of what we think is modern food can be
> dated 1000 of years. My students are still shocked that the Romans ate Mac
> and Cheese.
> Aelina
> ________________________________
> From: Stephanie Yokom <sayokom at gmail.com>
> To: Cooks within the SCA <sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org>
> Sent: Tue, January 19, 2010 8:10:04 PM
> Subject: Re: [Sca-cooks] New issue of TI number 173
> My impression of modern food is hamburgers, hot dogs, soda pop, tacos, etc.
> Stuff that we get mainly from fast food places.
> Just a thought-
> Carres

Ian of Oertha

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