Difference between revisions of "Non-period food"

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**[[squash]]
 
**[[squash]]
 
*new world [[fruit]]s
 
*new world [[fruit]]s
**[[pumpkin]]
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**[[pumpkin]] - although some old world gourds (nothing like the orange things) were called pumpkin 
 
**[[pineapple]]  -- (''although they are '''supposed''' to have been carved, in period, within Rosslyn Chapel in Scotland)''
 
**[[pineapple]]  -- (''although they are '''supposed''' to have been carved, in period, within Rosslyn Chapel in Scotland)''
 
**[[papaya]]
 
**[[papaya]]

Latest revision as of 23:18, 6 October 2006

Not all food that is commonly eaten today was available in Europe in period. Various plants originated in the New World and it took a while before they were used in Europe for cooking.

(Note - Yes, those meats can be eaten and were by indigenous tribes.)