[Sca-cooks] hemp-tow

Claire Clarke angharad at adam.com.au
Wed Jul 4 03:31:26 PDT 2012


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Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2012 20:19:30 +0000
From: Gretchen R Beck <cmupythia at cmu.edu>
To: Cooks within the SCA <sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org>
Subject: Re: [Sca-cooks] hemp-tow
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Almost certainly. I've had some success peeling cold blanched almonds by
rubbing them in paper towels. Rubbing in a coarse cloth would be nearly
ideal for that task.

toodles, margaret

Indeed it is just about the only way to peel hazelnuts (which I have never
found for sale blanched). Toast them, and then rub them in a towelling
cloth. It works like a charm (apart from the odd stubborn one). Makes a big
mess of the cloth though :-)


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