[Sca-cooks] A Bean is a bean

Stefan li Rous StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
Mon Jan 30 00:23:52 PST 2012

Johnnae mentioned:
<<< If it's a 16th century recipe, it might be also be a New World Bean.
Baroness Helewyse wrote about the use of new world beans in Italian
cookery in this article
A time for change : new world foods in old world menus.  discussing
the spread and use of various new world foods (squash, beans, turkey,
corn) and the lack of spread of the tomato into 16th century Italy. http://www.medievalcookery.com/helewyse/ 

It can also be found in the FOOD-BY-REGION section of the Florilegium  
NW-Fds-Italy-art  (62K) 10/15/06   "A time for change: new world foods  
in old
                                     world menus", by Mistress  
Helewyse de

Some more on beans and peas:
beans-msg        (140K) 12/ 3/11  Medieval, old-world beans. Recipes.

fava-beans-msg    (52K) 12/ 3/11  Fava beans and recipes in period.

peas-msg          (88K)  1/10/03  Period peas. Pea broth. Recipes.


THLord Stefan li Rous    Barony of Bryn Gwlad    Kingdom of Ansteorra
    Mark S. Harris           Austin, Texas          StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
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