[Sca-cooks] Dumplings & Puff Paste - questions...

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Fri Oct 7 14:55:30 PDT 2011

I  drafted a letter this am to send after I check a few more titles.


On Oct 7, 2011, at 12:13 PM, wheezul at canby.com wrote:

> That's a good find Johnnae!
> It appears that the recipes in this 'early' section of the  
> manuscript also
> are reflected from page 74 to 108 of "A true gentlewomans delight".   
> The
> spelling is a bit different, but it seems to be in a very close order,
> although I haven't checked the other editions for possible variations.
> Maybe there is a common source since this work references earlier  
> authors
> (Digbie) in the medical section.
> Perhaps you might consider letting the University of Pennsylvania know
> about this?
> Katherine
Johnnae noted
>> Ok I don't know the common source yet or if the Codex 1601 is perhaps
>> later
>> than 1600 in this section but both the dumpling and puff paste  
>> recipes
>> appear here in in these works from the 1650s.
>> The language is remarkably similar.

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