[Sca-cooks] "cows eyes"

Dama Antonia dama.antonia at gmail.com
Tue Jul 10 16:22:01 PDT 2012

On 10/07/2012 9:44 a.m., Suey wrote:
> In Spanish the closest plant we have is "ox eyes" (ojos de buey), 
> which is a tropical plant used as medicine for Parkinson's desease and 
> the like but it is not a plant for the dinner table as far as I can 
> see, especially as too much is a bad thing, nor do I know if it is 
> ciltivated in Spain.  The "cows eye" daisy plant in English is called 
> cornilla in Spanish.

I was under the impression that the "cows' eyes" in the Anonymous 
al-Andalus were prunes.  That's what the Perry translation says.


Antonia di Benedetto Calvo
Dulce et decorum est pro patria pavlovam coxi.

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