[Sca-cooks] Old World beans (was: soooooo...)

galefridus at optimum.net galefridus at optimum.net
Fri Feb 3 12:07:27 PST 2012

Many you already know about, you just don't know that you know. Here are a few from memory:

Fava beans
Mung beans
Cowpeas (or black-eyed peas)
Grass peas

One of these days I'll get my wife to join this forum and hold forth on the list of beans that she found in the rabbinical literature, which she says is pretty lengthy and thoroughly lays to rest the SCA myth of " only favas and chickpeas are period!"

-- Galefridus

> Message: 6
> Date: Fri, 3 Feb 2012 09:58:31 -0800 (PST)
> From: Honour Horne-Jaruk <jarukcomp at yahoo.com>
> To: Cooks within the SCA <sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org>
> Subject: Re: [Sca-cooks] soooooo...
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> Respected friend:
> --- On Fri, 2/3/12, you <StefanliRous at austin.rr.com> wrote:
>> While most cultivated
>> European beans were wiped out by the introduction of New
>> World beans, there are several varieties that survived,
>> including several common ones besides fava.
>> Stefan
> Please list them! I joined in the days when "only Favas survive" was Gospel. If that's wrong I _so_ want the names of the others!
> Yours in service to both the Societies of which I am a member-
> (Friend) Honour Horne-Jaruk, R.S.F.
> Alizaundre de Brebeuf, C.O.L. S.C.A.- AKA Una the wisewoman, or That Pict
> "If you're a normal human, the inside of your head is not a pretty
> place. Venting it unfiltered to the internet may feel therapeutic,
> but it's unlikely to end well."
> --Goedjn

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