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