Thank you. Yes, Cassava and fugu were exactly the two I was thinking of.
There are probably more.
That's either a lot of experimentation or serendipity. And/or a lot of slaves/prisoners to try things out on. Still, expensive and time-consuming.
Although some mis-trials would just make you sick, not kill you.
On Oct 8, 2013, at 7:43 AM, Mark Schuldenfrei <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On 10/8/2013 2:20 AM, Stefan li Rous wrote:
>> Not as much as by the folks that figured out how to make raw,
>> poisonous items into edible food. Often by using complex, multi-step
>> Stefan (Of course, now I'm drawing a blank on the examples I know of.
>> :-( ) Puffer fish? fuego? taro?
> I think you are probably thinking of "fugu" (puffer fish) and
> cassava in addition to taro.
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