Travels Through Portugal and Spain

Title

Travels Through Portugal and Spain

Subject

A description of Portugal and Spain according to the author, Richard Twiss

Description

This page specifically describes the author's account of the foods grown in Granada, a region in Spain.

Creator

Richard Twiss

Source

University of California Libraries

Publisher

London: Robinson

Date

1772-3

Contributor

Internet Archive

Rights

Public Domain

Relation

[no text]

Format

jpg

Language

English

Type

Travel Writing

Identifier

SRLF_UCLA:LAGE-3325598 (call number within the University of California LIbraries)

Coverage

[no text]

Text

Its district produces wheat, barley, Tye, beans,
kidney-beans, vetches, garbanzos (which are a kind of peafe), lentils, oil, and wine ; pears, apples, pomegranates, quinces,
melons, water-melons, nuts, plums, cherries, apricots, figs, brebas (which are early figs, for they come twice a year in
Spain) ; the vegetables are, fallads, coleworts, pepper, of that kind known in England by the name of red or Guinea pepper,
garlick, parfnips, purflain, berengenas (which are a kind of pumpion), gourds, turnips, radiflies, endive, cucumbers, and
iomates ; thefe laft are a fort of apple of a fcarlet coJour, and of a very tart flavour ; they grow likewife in the fouthern parts of Italy.

Original Format

Paper, copper plates

Files

travelsthroughpo00twis_0274.jpg

Citation

Richard Twiss, “Travels Through Portugal and Spain,” Food origins, accessed October 22, 2020, https://tenochtitlan.omeka.net/items/show/76.