[thechat] Vegetable names across the world was: who thought *this* was a good idea?

David McCreath mccreath at ak.net
Thu Feb 21 12:36:01 CST 2002

It's always sad/frustrating/funny to watch someone who's only familiar
with canned parmesan try to cope with the real stuff. They use *so much*
of it. "Good evening, sir/madam. Would you like some pasta with that

martin.p.burns at uk.pwcglobal.com wrote:

> Ah, now, parmesan is something we *can* agree on (as long as it's obviously
> been in contact with a block of parmesan say within the last day (last 10
> seconds
> for preference), so you're not getting sawdust masquerading as Parmegiana.
> Shavings are good... on a nice rucola salad with unfiltered olive oil and
> Balsamic vinegar.
> Cheers
> Martin

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