[Sca-cooks] Cumin was Oat processing in the 16th century
ranvaig at columbus.rr.com
Tue Mar 22 08:52:30 PDT 2011
>Ryff's Lustgarten gives the names Mattkümmel, Wisenkümmel, Feldkümmel and
>Kümmel to what looks to be caraway. Romische Kümmel (which shows up as a
>definition for Gartenköhm) is identified as cumin. So perhaps Haberköhm
>is synonymous with Feldkümmel as growing in fields. Rontzier spells what
>I think is thyme as 'Timian'.
At one point I found something that said
Feldtkümmel was thyme. I didn't note where I
found that, and it could be wrong. It's only
used three times in Rumpolt, always for beef.
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