Re: evaporative cooling - was saladin's ice
- --- In Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com, julian wilson <smnco37@y...> wrote:
> <snip>butter & cheese & wines - cool for our Noonmeals at our events yet,
> Our Companie haven't tried this way of keeping things - especially
because we are still looking for suitable earthenware vessels.
> This method is also supposed to be as old as Roman Times; when itwas said to have been described by Appius, and also by some Military
Commentators when talking about the Legions' Commissary matters.
> Would any Lister who knows more care to add further enlighteningcomment for all of us?
Those terra cotta wine cooling vessels turn up at Goodwills and other
thrift outlets with fair regularity. They are usually sized for one
bottle of wine. One would be suitable for butter or cheese as well.