Re: [Authentic_SCA] The start of finding Romanian foods.
- Ooh! Ohh! Bogdan!
Are you still subscribed to SCA-Cooks? There was a
recent message from Cariadoc regarding an early
An eastern european acquaintance recently sent me a
copy of an early Romanian cookbook. As best I can
figure out, with the help of a friend who knows some
Romanian, it probably dates from the end of the
17th century. That's pretty late but, given how little
we have from eastern Europe, still interesting.
I have webbed a few pages of it as part of my project
to find translators for previously untranslated
cookbooks. They are at:
I hope this translates okay -- I saved the message to
forward to you, and then promptly buried it in my
stack of neglected emails.
--- Jeff Heilveil <heilveil@...> wrote:
> It's been a long, long while. Miss you all
> terribly. I don't know how
> much, if any, interest there is in foods which might
> have been served in
> Siebenbuergischen in period, but since I can't find
> stuff on what the
> Romanians ate, I'm putting together a taxa list for
> the area and then I'll
> be correlating this to various German cookbooks from
> the time period. In
> this way I can at least narrow down the German
> cuisine by what ingredients
> were available. If anyone is interested in helping
> or in the final
> product, let me know. Privately might be best,
> though Despina will, I am
> sure, fwd on anything to me.
> cu drag,
> "If I claim to be a wise man, it surely means that I
> don't know."
> -Kansas, Wayward son
> Jeffrey Heilveil M.S._______________________________________________________________________________
> PhD Candidate, Department of Entomology
> University of Illinois
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