[Sca-cooks] My dinner de-brief

James Prescott prescotj at telusplanet.net
Tue Jun 5 08:37:45 PDT 2012

Two mentions of citron, both in a context ("room spices") suggesting
that candied lemon peel is meant, but no indication of whether it
would be bought candied or made.  The candied orange peel recipe
does not mention lemon.

So, close but no smoking gun for fresh lemons in Le Menagier.


At 9:18 PM +1000 6/5/12, Claire Clarke wrote:
>  On 6/3/12 12:44 AM, Laura C. Minnick wrote:
>  What's the earliest mention anyone here has seen of citrus fruits north of
>  Spain and Italy?
>  ****************************************
>  Doesn't Le Menagier say 'you can do the same thing for lemons' in his
>  candied orange peel recipe - or am I getting it mixed up with the Italian
>  candied orange peel recipe?
>  Angharad (who has just gotten off a plane and can't be bothered getting up
>  and going to the bookcase)
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