[Sca-cooks] sauces and humoral theory [OOP]

David Friedman ddfr at daviddfriedman.com
Wed Sep 8 11:06:43 PDT 2010

>There's a decidedly interesting post at The Old Foodie today about 
>which sauces are appropriate for which meats, though she's 
>discussing the 17th century.  Quite a list of herbs for sauces 
>humorally hot or cold.

It occurs to me that the modern equivalent of this is _Diet for a 
Small Planet_, which was about how to combine various plant proteins 
to get "complete proteins," and was for a while very popular. I 
gather the current view is that there was little or nothing to it.

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