[Sca-cooks] hemp-tow

Sharon Palmer ranvaig at columbus.rr.com
Mon Jul 2 14:39:00 PDT 2012

>Brighid explains in her translation of Nola that this is a coarse 
>cloth. In four of his recipes he uses it to rub unpeeled almonds. I 
>am wondering if this peels the almonds or what?

Two means the short, rough fibers left when the longer ones have been 
combed out, used for twine or rope, or rough cloth like burlap.  Yes, 
I'd say it used to peel almonds, probably after they have been soaked.


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