Cooking

Preparation, storage, and presentation of food.

[LOC] One House Divided: A Tale Of Two Cities

You are invited to the palace of the Doge of Venice to witness the end of a long standing dispute between the widow Sammicheli of Venice and Fortunato of Florence. As it is an Italian feast of 1585, expect intrigue, plotting, bloodshed, poisonings, mayhem and murder. As well as lots of good food.

[OUT] Caer Galen's Danse Macabre

You are cordially invited to BRING OUT YOUR DEAD for Danse Macabre. This year's theme is Zombie Masquerade. We challenge you to show off your most gruesome ideas for UNNATURAL period deaths.

[WES] Westermark Shipwrecked Madness

The Barony of Westermark cordially invites you to attend the Westermark Shipwrecked Madness, September 16-18 2011, in the nearby and scenic Ed Levin Park, Milpitas, California.

[WES] Samhein

Celebrate the last harvest of the season and the coming of the dark times! The hobgoblins will be about making merry with the traditions of the season.

[WES] Ducal Prize

Come and Play with us over Labor Day weekend in Woodland at the Yolo county fairgrounds.

[AET] Fireside Feast

Brisk fall air, the sound of combat rings in the distance … the smell of food mingled with wood smoke wafts through the air.

[EAL] Barons Howe

Yes, it is once again time to come out and say goodbye to summer with one last Awesome Camping Event.

[WES] Siege Cooking Pirates

While the fighting still rages outside, the Shire is negotiating with the pirates. To impress them into thinking we can stand the siege for much longer, we need to prepare a feast using just the dwindling supplies in our larder.

[OUT] Fall Day Melees

Greetings, all good gentles, and be of good cheer for the Fourth Annual Santa Fe Renaissance Fair is here! Come relive the Spanish Renaissance on September 17 and 18, 2011, at the historical Rancho de las Golondrinas, a living history museum with grounds, buildings, and history circa the early 1700s!

[ATE] Chocolate Revel

It is once again time to cast aside those diets for a day, and come to enjoy the wondrous deliciousness that is CHOCOLATE at the College of Brymstonne's annual Chocolate Revel!!

[LOC] Kraken Picnic

The Kraken Picnic hosted by Ynys Fawr on 3/12/2011

[OUT] 3 Stags Autumn Battle and Fair

As summer wanes and the skies turn orange 3 Stags Autumn Battle and Fair will bring you many challenges and fun things to keep you busy for the last camping weekend of the summer!

Food fit for a Stuart king

An article in the UK's Southern Reporer takes a looks at food and how local meals were shaped by political circumstance in Stuart Scotland (1603-1746).  Through battle and peace, famine and plenty, recipes changed to fit the times.

Duke Cariadoc issues 10th edition cookbook

Genevieve reports that HG Sir Cariadoc of the Bow has issued a 10th edition of his recipe book How to Milk an Almond, Stuff an Egg, And Armor a Turnip: A Thousand Years of Recipes.

Chocolate milk might be better than water for athletes

Bring on the Pennsic chocolate milk! New studies by researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have shown that a chocolate milkshake after a hard workout might be more beneficial than water or an isotonic sports drink.

[WES] Cooking Workshop

Our next cooking workshop is this coming Saturday, July 23, 2011. It will be at our house--3806 Williams Road, San Jose--and start at 2:00.

The humble green salad

The green salad goes back at least to the 14th century, when a complex mixture of herbs dressed with oil and vinegar is discussed in "The Forme of Cury". This article traces the history of rabbit food from that point forward in time.

[ART] Baron's War

The fields and flocks have flourished under the everlasting friendship that has been forged between the Baronies. But alas, with this abundance, a new conflict has arisen.

[WES] June Crown

As summer blooms, come join Their Majesties as They bear witness to the grand tourney to choose the next Western Heirs. This year June Crown will be held at a new site, Freeze Out Flats (near Duncan Mills).

[OUT] Sixth Known World Bardic Congress and Cooks Collegium

Sixth Known World Bardic Congress and Cooks Collegium

Bryn ni MacRose to join Order of the Pelican

At Their Court at the recent Aethelmearc War Practice, Their Majesties Christopher and Morgen, King and Queen of Aethelmearc, placed THLady Bryn ni MacRose on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Pelican.

[CAI] Cast Iron Chef Lyondemere

The Lyondemere Cooking Guild is happy to invite one and all to attend and participate in our 2nd Annual Cast Iron Chef Competition on Sunday, June 26, 2011. Up to four teams will compete to see whose medieval meal reigns supreme and which head chef will win the title of "Cast Iron Chef Lyondemere."

Cooking Symposium photos online

Vilhelm Lich of the Kingdom of Calontir has created an album of photos from the recent Cooking Symposium. The photos are available on Flickr.

The "Shiksa" looks at Tudor cooking

On her blog The Shiksa in the Kitchen, Tori Avey discusses food in Tudor England and the "exotic and lavish culinary habits of the British royal monarchy during the 1500’s."

Bog begets barrel of butter

Workers extracting turf from a bog in Galway, Ireland have found a wooden keg full of butter. The butter could be as much as 2,500 years old.

Rainbows in a can

Alert: If you are a pre-teen girl, or are blessed by fairies, read no further! This story contains a discussion of...unicorn meat.

[MID] Battle of the Inland Seas XVII

Presenting Battle of the Inland Seas XVII : Arrrrgh - Pirates RETURN! May 20 - 22, 2011

[MID] This Land Is Our Land

This Land Is Our Land “And We're Keeping It!”

[LOC] Tablecloth of the Golden Ducks

Good Gentles all, pray heed your taste-buds and come to the newest of the Epicurean Tablecloth of Gold events to be offered by Torlyon.

SCA shire brings medieval feast to the public

Longview, Washington minister Jerry Hemrich was looking for ways to raise money for his church when he he hit on the idea of incorporating his hobby, the SCA, in the fundraiser. The result is the popular medieval feast, recently opened to the public, at the church.