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5451Re: [Apicius] Cardui

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  • Justin Mansfield
    Aug 31, 2013
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      According to Andrew Dalby it's *Spondylus gaederopus*, the Spiny European
      Oyster. I don't know what its common Italian name is, but googling turns up
      spondilo, spronnulo, ostrica rossa, ostrica spinosa, and scataponzolo.


      On Sat, Aug 31, 2013 at 6:57 PM, Lucia Clark <luciaclark@...>wrote:

      > **
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      > Could they be the modern "scungilli"?
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      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Apicius@yahoogroups.com [mailto:Apicius@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
      > Of
      > Justin Mansfield
      > Sent: Saturday, August 31, 2013 6:45 PM
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      > Subject: Re: [Apicius] Cardui
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      > I'm hard at work putting together all the ancient recipes, and modern
      > redactions. For now I'm not including the word *sfondilus*, which the big
      >
      > names of Roman food scholarship generally interpret as referring to the
      > mollusk of the same name. But there are several good possibilities already!
      >
      > On Sat, Aug 31, 2013 at 5:32 PM, Lucia Clark
      > <luciaclark@...>wrote:
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      > > My mother used to do a Parmigiana with them. Maybe with semi-soft cheese
      > > and
      > > a touch of Garum?
      > >
      > > _____
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      > > From: Apicius@yahoogroups.com [mailto:Apicius@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
      > > Of
      > > Justin Mansfield
      > > Sent: Saturday, August 31, 2013 4:58 PM
      > > To: Apicius@yahoogroups.com
      > > Subject: [Apicius] Cardui
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      > >
      > > Just managed to get my hands on a head of cardoons! Now I just need to
      > > figure out what to do with them ;)
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