[Sca-cooks] spices

Pixel, Goddess and Queen pixel at hundred-acre-wood.com
Fri Jan 13 14:15:51 PST 2012

Ginger can also have a pretty potent bite, and IIRC cubebs are no slouch 
either although they're not as common. And don't forget mustard and 


On Fri, 13 Jan 2012, Susan Fox wrote:

> Search terms for you:  'grains of paradise" "long pepper".  The next time 
> some chili head whines that medieval food has no bite, make him chomp down on 
> a long pepper.  That should get his attention.
> Selene
> On 1/13/2012 1:14 PM, Susan Lin wrote:
>> We've had a question in our barony about hot and spicy foods in medieval
>> times.  I tried to search the Florilegium but couldn't get the search link
>> to work.
>> Do any of you have a good source for me to send this lady to gain insight
>> into the hot and spicy foods of our times.
>> Thank you so much.
>> Shoshanah

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