[Sca-cooks] Seasonal Food Questions, again

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Tue Dec 13 14:58:05 PST 2011

I actually agree withe the commenter who wrote that bread/bun, ground  
meat, and cheese makes a cheeseburger. One doesn't need the lettuce or  
(I like burgers with mustard, pickles, and onion myself.)

Citrus fruits were seasonal so your oranges would have been limited.  
Pomegranates also.


On Dec 13, 2011, at 5:45 PM, lilinah at earthlink.net wrote:

> This link was sent to another SCA list by a non-foody person, and i  
> thought i'd pass it along.
> http://unlocked-wordhoard.blogspot.com/2011/12/medieval-cuisine-and-agriculture.html
> The essence of the relatively brief post is:
> What modern dishes we eat could not have existed in the Middle Ages  
> not because of distance between New World and Old, but because the  
> harvest times of the various ingredients were so different that one  
> could not practically make them?
> As we are in a time of year during which many of us cook seasonal or  
> quasi-seasonal dishes, i though this might be an appropriate question.
> Someone sometimes known as Urtatim

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