[Sca-cooks] substitutes for: garlic, cinnamon
johnnae at mac.com
Sun Sep 19 19:18:15 PDT 2010
I searched this. For garlic maybe certain websites suggest
Bouquet: a pungent smell of rotting onions or sulfur. The smell
dissipates with cooking.
Flavour: on its own, extremely unpleasant, like concentrated rotten
garlic. When cooked, it adds an onion-like flavour.
The other plant that turns up is
Some recipes call for coriander roots, and the roots can also be used
as a substitute for garlic.
For cinnamon, maybe use nutmeg or allspice.
medivalcookery.com lists both original recipes (search by ingredient)
and a good selection of modernized versions.
Have you tried there?
On Sep 19, 2010, at 9:43 PM, Patricia Dunham wrote:
> 1. So, IS there any substitute for garlic, or do you just plain
> leave it out? thx
> 2. And, as the winter holidays slowly begin to peek over the
> horizon, anybody out there who hasn't already heard that I also need
> a substitute for cinnamon/cannel/cassia?
> 3. Otherwise, anybody have any ideas for substitutions (or just
> "forget about it, leave it out") for sweet OR savory dishes, baking
> OR other (like in medieval meat recipes, eh?)
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