[Sca-cooks] What constitutes modern food

Antonia di Benedetto Calvo dama.antonia at gmail.com
Sun Jan 24 10:31:27 PST 2010

Ian Kusz wrote:
> Actually, I have this idea about sandwiches.
> Sops are period (of course).  But what if a cook had a sop that they cooked
> too long, and it became dry?  You could still eat it, but then you'd have an
> open-faced sandwich with a sort of mushy "filling" with mixed meat and
> vegetables.  So, would this kind of open-faced sandwich with a cooked
> topping be allowed by our period police?  What say you?  I'm thinking,
> cooking it down to the consistency of, oh, exceedingly lumpy mashed potatoes
> with pieces of meat and vegetable mixed in.

Suddenly, I seem to be stepping into the role of the period police.  
What the heck is the *point* of this exercise?  It sounds like ruining a 
good soup so you can serve squish on toast and pretend it's period?

Antonia di Benedetto Calvo

Habeo metrum - musicamque,
hominem meam. Expectat alium quid?
-Georgeus Gershwinus

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