[Sca-cooks] period spice containers/storage

Antonia di B C dama.antonia at gmail.com
Sat Jun 25 15:02:04 PDT 2011

On 25/06/2011 4:15 PM, Claire Clarke wrote:
> Um, aren't peach kernels poisonous?

Yes, but you have to eat quite a lot of them for it to be a problem.

> And cherry stones are very hard. I can't
> see them softening enough to eat, even after candying. Or did people just
> suck the sugar off and get a bit of cherry flavour along with it?

Are they?  I would have thought they were similar to a peach or apricot 
kernel once you remove the hard outer shell.

Antonia di Benedetto Calvo
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