[Sca-cooks] serving fresh fruit

Kate Wood malkin at gmail.com
Wed Sep 8 06:53:02 PDT 2010

On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 9:52 AM, Daniel Myers <dmyers at medievalcookery.com> wrote:
> Raw apples are also specifically listed in a menu in "Ouverture de
> Cuisine" (France, 1604).
> I'm very sure the whole "they didn't eat raw fruit" meme is one of those
> "everyone knows" things that isn't true.  Not quite as bad as the "using
> spice to cover the taste of spoiled meat", but still incorrect.
> - Doc

Probably examining a small subset of modern cookbooks wouldn't lend
the impression that we eat much in the way of raw fruit or veg,


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