4455Re: [Apicius] logical substitutions??
- Jul 1, 2008I tried gourd and zucchini - the results were OK with the gourd.
Indeed the origin of the pumpkin is the Americas - but the gourd comes
> Salvete all you good cooks and scholars,
> I want to make a gift to two couples in my little Roman group of a
> pamphlet =
> "A Roman feast for two ." I am and have been rereading everything I
> own to
> get settled in to the proper mindset. I am looking for logical
> for ingredients that are not very common.
> I know they (my friends) would never use brains in any recipe but I
> got that
> figured out. But what about some of the Herbs? What do you use or do
> you just
> omit it?
> I have been dragging my copy of Vehling (because if it gets damaged I
> care) back and forth to my commute to work. I am a little confused about
> "Pumpkin" i know its not what I would refer to big fat and orange. I
> know some are
> cucumbers but what else can I experiment with. What have you used?
> I just got started on this project and I have to narrow down the recipes
> which I have not done yet . But any and all insight is welcome.
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