[Sca-cooks] serving fresh fruit (on behalf of Eduardo)

Antonia dama.antonia at gmail.com
Wed Sep 8 16:29:27 PDT 2010

  On 8/09/2010 10:28 p.m., emilio szabo wrote:
> The must be an edition of De Honesta in Spain from the late 15th or  early 16th
> centuries and if so there are MANY examples of when to serve  fresh fruit.
> I would check some primary sources besides cookbooks and medical  theory books
> before making the assumption that it was not done.
> Of course there are lots of WARNINGS about fruit eating but there are lots of
> examples of them doing it as well.

I agree.  Scappi (a few decades later) also makes many references to 
serving raw fruits and vegetables.

Antonia di Benedetto Calvo

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

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