[Sca-cooks] Hildegard's recipes wasRe: American Substitution and Translation

Terry Decker t.d.decker at att.net
Mon May 7 10:21:27 PDT 2012

If this is From St. Hildegard's Kitchen, then the recipes are modern 
(potatoes, tomatoes, choclate, etc.).

It is worth noting that the term "kvass" shows up in Russian around mid-16th 
Century according to one source.  However, the oldest recipe (sort of) for 
beer made from barley bread is Sumerian, about 3500 years old (IIRC).


>I am unsure of the date on the actual recipe but it is in a cookbook 
>collection that has been modeled on the writings of Hildegard of Bingen. 
>The date given is 1098-1179. Her biography states that she wrote on the 
>connection between nature, folk remedies and the use of food to balance the 
> Aelina
> Do we actually have period recipes for it, or are you reconstructing a
> plausible guess at how they did it in period based on how it was done 
> later?
> -- 
> David/Cariadoc

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