Dictionary of Foods: Allarlei through Amilace 1898

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Today we look at Allerlei, a German dish with stewed early spring vegetables (I actually think this would make a good name for a ’60s love child, all the way to Amilace, or starchy. 


This is a fantastic resource for obscure words. I didn’t know amaranth was a type of spinach.

I posted an introduction to this small work some time ago. Check out the full version for free here courtesy of the Library of Congress. C. Herman Senn was also known for the ever popular works of:Recherché Entreés, and Meals Without Meat.

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