Cooking

Preparation, storage, and presentation of food.

Lilies War to Feature Siege Cooking Contest

Gwen A'Brooke has announced that a Siege Cooking Contest will take place at the upcoming Lilies War in the Kingdom of Calontir.

Stefan's Florilegium Files for May 2006

THLord Stefan li Rous has posted updates to Stefan's Florilegium for May 2006.

Photos of Sumptuous Feast at Midrealm Coronation

THL Francesca de Onorati has announced that photos from the elaborate feast prepared for the recent Coronation of Felix and Madeleina in the Middle Kingdom are now available online.

Dame Alys in England, Part Two

Dame Alys Katharine, from the Middle Kingdom, was one of several lucky SCAdians who recently attended "The Extravagances of the Edwardian Table" in England, at the same church used for the main hall scenes in the Harry Potter films. The culinary achievements on display were extraordinary, and Her Excellency was kind enough to share her experiences in this two-part SCAtoday.net feature story and photo album.

Dame Alys in England, Part One

Dame Alys Katharine, from the Middle Kingdom, was one of several lucky SCAdians who recently attended "The Extravagances of the Edwardian Table" in England, at the same church used for the main hall scenes in the Harry Potter films. The culinary achievements on display were extraordinary, and Her Excellency was kind enough to share her experiences in this two-part SCAtoday.net feature story and photo album.

Bards' Night & Cooks' Workshop

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We will have a weekend of music and food on the weekend of the First of July in Shurdington in the Shire of Mynydd Gwyn. Our Bards Night celebration will be managed by Lord Acarin St Cyr, and the cooking workshop will run courtesy of Master Kit, once known to the Isles as Lady Mariella ( ormsweird@gmail.com ) ... Please contact them for details of bardic classes and how the cooking workshop will operate. Location:
Shire Of Mynydd Gwyn (Shurdington, England)

Brie Tart

Harry Potter, King Edward, and the SCA converge for a grand feast

What do Harry Potter, King Edward of England, and the Middle Kingdom all have in common? Elements of all three came together recently at Oxford, England, for a most exquisite feast.

A Grand Thing

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The Barony of Stromgard and the Village of Bjorgvin would like the invite you all to A Grand Thing. This will be a period event, focusing on Norse and Irish traditions of the Viking Era, with fighting, contests, games, and a grand feast! There will be a multi-weapons tournament, A Viking raiders tournament of ships, and a monastery raid where you get to keep all the booty you can escape with.

Location:
Barony of Stromgard (Stevenson, Washington)

March Madness Photos Online

Combatchris has posted photos from the March 18, 2006 March Madness event which took place in the Principality of Oertha.

Madeleine P. Cosman, author of "Fabulous Feasts", dies at age 68

Best known for her book Fabulous Feasts: Medieval Cookery and Ceremony, Madeleine Pelner Cosman has died at the age of 68 in California. She was also the founder of the Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at City College of New York and the organizer of Manhattan's annual Cloisters medieval festival.

House Golden Oak Winner of Estrella Siege Cookoff

A team of cooks from House Golden Oak won the siege cooking contest at Estrella War XXII. They reportedly also went on to roast a whole pig - on site - for a feast for Their Majesties of the Outlands Sunday evening.

Ides of March Feast

Back by popular request…the Cynaguan Culinary Guild invites you to join in an enchanted evening in Arab Spain. We have carefully chosen a menu of Middle Eastern delights, which will entice even the most critical palate which includes four courses beginning with appetizers and ending with a superb assortment of desserts and refreshing Moroccan Tea.

Tudor Bananas

Are bananas period? Apparently so, according to the recent discovery of a 500-year-old banana skin in London. The development shatters previously-held beliefs that the banana first came to Britain in 1633.

New Work by Constance Hieatt

SCA members might be interested to know that MRTS is publishing a new work by Constance Hieatt on medieval cookery. Co-authors include two Society members.

Cooking Thing Two and Brewing Also

Attention cooks and brewers, teachers of the culinary and brewing arts, and those who partake of food and drink! Join us for a day of classes on all things edible and potable. On 11 February 2006 we will gather at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Newark, a wet site that is handicap accessible, has two kitchens, and six classrooms. There is a large gathering space for merchants, the all-day dayboard and the A&S display. Newark has many hotels within 5 to 15 minutes of the site. We are only a short drive from I-95. Contact Hedewigis for a list of nearby hotel/motel accomodations.

Report and Photos from Northshield's Yule Feast

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Seneschal of the Kingdom of Northshield reports on and shares photos from the Kigdom's recent Yule Feast.

Septentrian 12th Night Photos Online

Eirik Andersen has posted photos from Ealdormere's Septentrian 12th Night event on the Two Ravens website.

Known World Bardic College & Cooks Collegium

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The 4th Bi-annual 'Known World Bardic College and Cooks Collegium' has been approved by Society and will be hosted by the Kingdom of Ealdormere on the October 6-9/2006 (Fri-Mon) long weekend in Acton, Ontario, Canada (a short 40 min ride form the Toronto Airport.

We will have 80 beds available, as well as full meal plans for the weekend, and day rates... (and are arranging good rates at local area hotels) Location:
Kingdom of Ealdormere (Acton, Ontario, Canada)

Pepper eating and pirate chasing mark Septentria's 12th Night

Ealdormerean correspondent Laird Colyne Stewart goes under cover as a page at the Barony of Septentria's 12th Night celebration to report on the humorous goings-on.

As We Sow: Medieval Gardens

Dame Aoife has been a busy lady with holidays and her modern-world job, but this week she's back with a pre-springtime Links edition devoted to medieval gardens.

Coffee Art

For those serious coffee drinkers out there: Coffee Art!

Medieval Gastronomy

View the history of dining in the Middle Ages through beautifully-illustrated miniatures.

Report from the Midrealm Cooks' Symposium

Iasmin de Cordoba reports on the recent Middle Kingdom Cooks' Symposium.

First Annual Estrella Combat Cookery Competition

Friedrich Ethelred aus Schloss Trier, Internal Publicity Deputy for Estrella War XXII has announced the first annual Estrella Combat Cookery Competition.

Haggis Hunt

They're at it again! The annual Haggis Hunt is on with prizes for those who can snare the Golden Haggis.

Sweet! Medieval Candy, Cookies, and Cakes

Just in time for the holidays, Dame Aoife offers a collection of links with tasty treats guaranteed to ravage your waistline, but in a very authentic way!

Mongolia Tourist Site Treasure Trove of Information

The Mongolian Department of Tourism offers a wealth of information about the people, culture and history of their country on the department's official website.

Newcomer's Feast a Success

Lady Tama, Seneschal for the Incipient Shire of Pavlovsk Gavan (Kodiak, Alaska), Principality of Oertha, reports on the success of the recent Newcomer's Feast.

Rowany Yule

Rowany Yule will be held on Saturday 3rd December at the Imar Community Hall in Burwood. Hall opens at 6:00 PM.