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Mon Sep 20 14:51:29 PDT 2010
so, no one knows of recipes for Campanulaceae, or rampion? Huh. Even
Wikipedia mentions their cultivation, but no specifics on how eaten?
On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 5:52 PM, freyja <freyja7777 at gmail.com> wrote:
> See also:
> On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 5:46 PM, freyja <freyja7777 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Rampion is an entirely different thing than ramps.
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phyteuma
> > Can't say I've had rampion, but I have had ramps on a pizza in San
> > -Kitta
> > On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 5:42 PM, Stefan li Rous
> > <StefanliRous at austin.rr.com> wrote:
> >> Ian of Oertha asked:
> >> <<< Anyone ever had it? Grown it? Does it grow easily? Is it really
> >> good? Encyclopedia says it was grown continuously in Europe from now
> back to
> >> Roman times.... >>>
> >> Do you really mean "rampion" or could you mean "ramp"?
> >> root-veg-msg (111K) 6/12/10 Medieval and period root vegetables.
> >> http://www.florilegium.org/files/FOOD-VEGETABLES/root-veg-msg.html
> >> "Are they true leeks or ramps (Italian wild leeks, which look like
> >> anemic leeks)?
> >> Ramps are a spring delicacy in NYC. They can be steamed or sauteed with
> >> little butter. If you sautee them, cut off the white bulbs and sautee
> >> first. When they are nearly done (starting to turn transparent), add the
> >> leaves, cut up into 1 inch sections. Sauteed ramps are amazingly sweet."
> >> onions-msg (74K) 3/23/10 Period onions. Scallions, shallots. recipes.
> >> http://www.florilegium.org/files/FOOD-VEGETABLES/onions-msg.html
> >> "Ramps more clearly resemble a small leek in structure with flattened
> >> instead of tubular ones. They do not resemble chives (perhaps garlic
> >> but are bigger than chives. They can grow to 12 inches high or more.
> >> tasty they leave a foul odor on your breath and it exudes from your
> pores for
> >> hours after eating them."
> >> "ramp (ramp), n. Usu., ramps. a wild onion, Allium tricoccum, of the
> >> amaryllis family, of E North America, having flat leaves and rounded
> >> clusters of whitish flowers."
> >> Using the search engine on the top page of the Florilegium for "ramp"
> will find you a number of other references. It doesn't find anything for
> >> Stefan
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> >> Mark S. Harris Austin, Texas
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