[Sca-cooks] Game for Your Feast

Antonia di B C dama.antonia at gmail.com
Wed Mar 2 11:35:00 PST 2011

On 2/03/2011 5:02 PM, Terry Decker wrote:
> Turkey wasn't available prior to 1523-7 when the first fruits of 
> Mexico began flowing back to Europe.  However, they were being farmed 
> in Europe by the mid-16tgh Century to the extent that they were served 
> at a feast given by Catherine de Medici in 1549 and they were less 
> expensive than peacocks, pheasants, bustyards, cranes, swans, etc.
> Guinea fowl were probably available.

Quite true.  I have recipes for turkey from English, Italaian, and (I 
think), German sources.

Antonia di Benedetto Calvo
Ducie et decorum est pro patria pavlovam coxi.

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