Re: Kasutera/Castela - a Portuguese sweet bread from 16th c. Japan
- --- In email@example.com, Solveig Throndardottir <nostrand@...> wrote:
> The fancy whisking could be in the oral instructions. Given a culture of knife ceremonies, fancy whisking would not be surprising.Rath describes this as a flat, pancake-like bread. Whisking aerates the eggs and to my mind, makes sense for a cake batter, less for a bread dough.
I fully intend to pester one of our cooking Laurels if I see her this weekend because I would LOVE to find a Portuguese or Spanish source for comparison.