Preparation, storage, and presentation of food.
Submitted by HowToHistory on Thu, 2011-02-03 09:52
HowToHistory.com, a website dedicated to creating and preserving video tutorials in the historic arts, recently found a documentary about The Forme of Cury. The interest was so great, the site obtained a public domain copy of the manuscript to give to their newsletter subscribers.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2011-01-21 18:18
We invite everyone to our annual Court of Love given in honor of M'lady Alaine ni Deorin and her champion, our Lord Protector, Lord Drell McIan Blackwood.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2011-01-13 19:20
The king’s hunters have returned with many gifts from His Majesty’s fields. Not to be out done the populace has brought forward many fish from His Majesty’s streams and the farms still provided much from last harvest. Now comes the call to all of the members of the populace, skilled in the art of cookery, to decide how to best use these items.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2011-01-06 17:00
Prove your prowess with the deadliest of tools: The bow, the sword and...the serving spoon! Join the Barony of Darkwood for our Winter Archery Tourney and participate in the Canton of Hawks Haven's period appetizer cook-off and live-steel bottle-cutting contest!
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-12-30 07:57
On the Coquinaria website, Christianne Muusers shares knowledge and recipes pertaining to the use of mushrooms in the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-12-23 07:08
The Harmonia Early Music website has posted a podcast of a program regarding the 15th century Feast of the Pheasant, a lavish banquet intended to kickoff a crusade against the Turks in Constantinople. The program features entertainment at the banquet.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2010-12-22 18:17
Now through February 6, 2011, the Getty Center will offer visitors a trip to France's medieval past by hosting Imagining the Past in France, 1250–1500, a manuscript exhibition describing "how these lavish books contributed to the development of French art and the French nation."
Submitted by Genevieve la fl... on Mon, 2010-12-20 12:10
At Yule Ball in the first week of December, their Majesties Ulfr and Caoimhe called their noble Order of the Laurel to attend them, and seek out the next suitable candidate to be invited to vigil.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2010-12-14 19:07
In medieval Spain Moslims, Christians and Jews lived together in relative peace. SCA members recently brought a taste of Jewish life in the Middle Ages to the Reconstructionist Temple Beth Israel in Maywood, New Jersey. Susan Joy Clark of NorthJersey.com has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-12-10 13:28
In an article for Irish America Magazine, Edythe Preet ponders Viking history and influences in Ireland, including linguistically and in the celebration of the holiday season, especially when it comes to food and drink.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-12-10 11:44
Baron Robert Aonghus of Loch Mohr and Baroness Theresa von Elp invite you to join them on December 18, 2010 at the Apostles Lutheran Church for a celebration of Solstice. They also encourage you to bring a toy for Toys for Tots, new in package and no stuffed animals.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-12-09 12:34
Outside it is cold and dark but Yule in Winter's Gate will be warm and bright. The Autocrat will be sponsoring a Nine Men's Morris prize tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2010-12-06 07:45
Mistress Christianna MacGrain reports on the formation of the Modern Humours Yahoo Group, a discussion forum "open to all persons interested in historical reenactment while dealing with food sensitivities."
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2010-11-24 10:16
Duncan Sinclair reports that his lady wife THL Wulfwen atte Belle has been placed on vigil to contemplate elevation to the Order of the Laurel.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2010-11-17 18:05
An Tir 12th Night January 07, 2011 to January 09, 2011 - Adiantum Eugene, OR
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2010-11-11 13:46
Dona Illadore de Bedegrayne, mka Monica Gaudio, received a partial apology from Cooks Source magazine editor Judith Griggs, but the firestorm continued amid allegations (by others) of a pattern of bad behavior. A deeper apology followed, and Cooks Source has changed its editorial policy as a result of the incident.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-11-05 18:35
In 2005, Monica Gaudio wrote an article entitled A Tale of Two Tarts for Ice Dragon and allowed it to be published on the Godecookery.com website. Recently the entire article was published without permission in Cooks Source Magazine, producing an explosion of commentary on the Internet.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-11-05 17:42
Lady Alessandra Di Fiore Di Piero Dellamorot and I would like to invite the populace of our fair lands to feast with us! Which way is the wind blowing this year? Turn up to find out!
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-11-05 16:45
It is with pleasure that I announce the Feast of Saint Ursula, where we shall celebrate our third victory at Inter-College War on the trot (take THAT, Blessed Herman!) with a relaxed and convivial tavern feast in a late-period German style.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-10-21 17:15
Velkomen! Winter Nights or Old Norse Veturnætur was a Norse winter festival that was initially celebrated in pre-Christian Scandinavia. It was said by Snorri Sturluson that Winter Nights is one of the three most important festivals. This festival also marks the end of the summer and start of the win ter meaning the end of the harvest work and it was a time to celebrate.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-10-21 16:01
The warm Summer sun is beginning to cool and soon the Autumn breezes will be rustling the leaves. 'Tis a time of harvests and preparing for the cold winter ahead, when game will be less plentiful and gardens will be asleep under deep snow.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-10-01 19:17
"Interestingly it was the peasant class, whose diet would class today as healthy," said Dr Iona McCleery, a lecturer in medieval history at Leeds University, who heads a program which uses history to encourage children to eat better.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-09-16 17:12
Now bend your ear to this! Our beloved shire is under siege from traitorous swivel tongued pirates! We have successfully negotiated a parley, but our pantries are depleted Come and defend our Shire's honor or join the pirates and convince these scurvy knaves they can be defeated!
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-09-09 13:21
Come join the Barony of Winter's Gate for our annual Michaelmas Feast. This year we will be focusing on England of the 1500's, with roast goose, plum pudding and other culinary wonders in store. This is an event focused around the joys of period cooking, and all helpers of any skill level are encouraged to join in the fun of the kitchen.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2010-09-07 16:16
Archaeologists may have to revise their conclusions on the Hartlington Stones in the English Yorkshire Dales from medieval corn drying kiln to communal bread oven. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-09-02 13:35
Join us for the annual cookie contest, hardsuit tourney, and rapier tourney.
Tourneys will be mixed weapon styles.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2010-08-30 12:54
Fans of Pennsic's Battlefield Bakery will be glad to know that a cookbook, authored by Bakery proprietors Marian Walke (aka Marian of Edwinstowe, aka Old Marian) and Bonnie Feinberg, is now available.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-08-27 12:06
People have been marking and celebrating the Autumnal Equinox for thousands of years.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-08-27 07:50
On September 10, 2010, the Thomas Jefferson Visitor Center at Monticello will host the 2010 Historic Plants Symposium as part of the Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello. The program will feature a dinner program “Come to Table,” Historic Plants in the American Kitchen" with Rosalind Creasy.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-08-26 17:33
The Hundred of Okewaite (Goulburn NSW) announces the 2010 "On Ilkla Moor"