|Was Lent really still so strictly kept by this time? Or does being very Catholic and very poor (well they wouldn't have it anyway...) make a difference here?|
|Did they all, for example, not have meat on Fridays, or would the Catholics have had a separate menu?|
|Alison H wrote:|
I assume Karen, as a Tyrolean Catholic, didn't serve meat dishes on Friday , but I've often wondered why it was never mentioned.
|There was a way to preserve whole eggs and I think it was covering them in fat(?).
|On the milk front, I have some German relatives who still consider canned milk the only proper sort for the daily afternoon "Kaffeetrinken," so it mightn't have seemed a particular hardship.|
|(They also prefer to catch the modern "steamer"-equivalent to Switzerland when the coffee supply needs replenishing. )|
|Please, what is UHT milk?|
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