At 04:42 PM 8/2/97 -0400, Barna Bozoki wrote:
>The "su:tnivalo' to:k" is similar to the pumkin, but it has light grey
>skin. Yes, you can buy it in Canada. I buy it at the Kensington market in
>Toronto. It is available only during the fall. But you can buy buttercup
>squash anytime in supermakets, and it tastes the same when baked, provided
>that you are lucky and get a sweat one. The "su:lt to:k" (baked squash)
>was considered to be a great delicacy after the war, and I still love it.
Yes, I'm sure the "su:tnivalo' to:k" is available in Canada. By your
description, it doesn't sound like a Hubbard or Turban squash, nor like an
I'm not familiar with the Buttercup squash. Actually, I though you meant
to say Butternut, which is usually sweet, and has been my favourite baked
squash for years. I'm just curious to know if the "su:tnivalo' to:k" is
At 12:47 PM 8/3/97 -0400, Bob Hosh wrote:
>Neither the tulip nor the Geranium are native to Hungary. The tulip being
>brought to Hungary by the Ottoman Turks. As for the Geranium, actually
>Pelargonium is what you are refering to, is a native of South Africa. As to
>rendering either one in folk art, neither will look picture perfect, Joe.
>Historically speaking, the tulip has it's place in Hungarian folklore. Not so
>Neither the tulip or Geranium are American, Joe. ;-)
Whew! I'm glad to hear that, Bob. One can never be too careful as to what
is planted in the garden.