Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | September 25, 2014

The Symnel

IMG_0007-002  There were many varieties of Cucurbitaceae (squashes, pumpkin) that were grown by the Lenape.  Late summer and fall, the small new squash were harvested.  The grass basket contains the harvested squash preserved by drying.  The European word for the scalloped squash in the 17th century was symnel.

Visit my website at:   www.hearttohearthcookery.com


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: