Preparation, storage, and presentation of food.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-08-28 20:25
Celebrate a day of courtly love, romance and chivalry with unusual tourneys for both heavy (armored) and rapier, games, competitions, and the more genteel arts like hand kissing and dancing. So hang your heart on your sleeve (literally) and come have fun. The Populous will bid on the heavy fighters to represent them in the List. Bidders to have a favor (competition) to give to the combatant they win.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-08-28 20:03
Up for a bit more fun the weekend after Ducal? ... then come to Silver Desert's Championship and Collegium (September 12-13, 2009)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-08-21 22:09
Join Their Excellencies, Christopher and Clare, Baron and Baroness Southron Gaard, in this celebration of chivalric and courtly virtues.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-08-16 13:20
The discovery of the wrecks of five 3rd - 5th century Roman shipwrecks off the coast of the Italian island of Ventotene has excited the world of Roman-era research. "It is like an underwater museum," said one expert.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-08-13 19:10
Looking for ideas for a new appetizers? Try a recipe from the past - way past - with The Philosopher’s Kitchen: Recipes from Ancient Greece and Rome for the Modern Cook by Francine Segan.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-07-24 16:09
What does mustard have to do with lust? According to the Lusty Monk website, which sells handcrafted mustard, the condiment was sometimes banned from the diets of medieval monks because it sparked their carnal passions.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2009-07-08 18:05
THLord Stefan li Rous offers new articles and updates to Stefan's Florilegium for July 2009.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-07-06 17:30
Richard II's recipe for cooking a porpoise is now available online. The recipe is included in a new digitized version of The Forme of Cury, the 15th century text long used by historians to re-create medieval recipes. (video)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-06-23 11:24
While doing research on medieval romance tales, Canadian professor James Weldon made a fascinating discovery: the first women's magazine. The manuscript, known as Biblioteca Nazionale, produced on paper in 1457, is a fascinating collection of recipes and romances aimed at the female reader. (photo)
Submitted by tlrobe on Thu, 2009-05-28 09:12
Aiden and Cathus have each created an album of photos from the William the Marshal: Flower of Chivalry event in the kingdom of Calontir.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-05-07 20:41
The Big Feast will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-04-28 18:25
Mistress Yseult de Lacy of the Kingdom of Lochac recently experienced the daunting task of cooking for Rowany Festival. She chronicled the experience on the Lochac Kingdom list and has agreed to share it.
Submitted by Ursula on Sun, 2009-04-26 09:01
The early Christians of Rome ate a diet including much more fish than their pagan neighbors, according to a new analysis of catacomb burials.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-04-12 16:55
Have you ever wondered what goes on in the kitchen at events? Ever wanted to try your hand at “authentic” food? This is the place to start. Some of our most notable cooks have agreed to come and share their knowledge. Come prepared to enjoy a day of learning, and food.
Something Yummy: A Cooking Collegium
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2009-04-12 13:12
In the category of having too much time on your hands comes this story from the Miss(ed) Manners blog: Dave and his brothers have created a scale model of the Battle of Pelennor Fields from The Lord of the Rings in candy!
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2009-04-10 16:41
King Salamander Camping Event - Torlyon - May 29th-31st 2009. Help us say goodbye to autumn and prepare for winter.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-03-10 19:12
Writer, chef, and cooking school owner Susan Herrmann Loomis suspects that spirits may inhabit one room of her 12th century house in Louviers, a small Norman town north of Paris. Ronert P. Walzer of the New York Times looks at Loomis' renovation of the labyrinthan house into a home and cooking school.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-03-03 13:01
Join the goode folkes of the Shire of River's Bend in celebrating their 24th annual Irish Feast. This year we will be celebrating our Irish families and history with all things Irish. We invite all of the folks of the Kingdom of An Tir to bring their Irish bits, foods and skills to our feast and share. Wear your finest Irish garb and have fun.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2009-02-16 13:22
Does your morning repast need a little more excitement? Perhaps you should consider Ivo Vos's Trebuchet Toaster which will launch "the finished product to your plate."
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-02-10 17:33
Mountain's Gate Shire presents Emeritus Feast Saturday February 28, 2009 in Placerville, California.
Submitted by AEschwynne on Tue, 2009-02-10 16:38
Chocolate was drunk in North America as early as 1000 C.E., according to an article posted at LiveScience magazine online. The article describes cacoa residue found inside carved cylinder tubes in northern New Mexico.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-02-05 20:17
To celebrate our newest Crown, and to Honor a visiting Duke from out of Kingdom, the Shire of Wyewood will be hosting a Feast on Feb 21, 2009. This Feast is to take place from 4pm to 9 pm at the Kennydale Memorial Hall 2454 NE 27th ST Renton Wa. 98056.
Submitted by AEschwynne on Thu, 2009-02-05 12:20
Residue from a chemical only known in chocolate has been found on pottery shards dating back to between 1400 to 900 BC in Central America, according to an article at LiveScience magazine online.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-01-29 20:22
Join the Marche of Three Towers for: ORCS IIIM arch 14, 2009
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2009-01-13 09:35
Karen Larsdatter has created an annotated list of sites featuring feast gear throughout the ages from antiquity through the Renaissance.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2009-01-08 14:05
Mistress Huette, Dame Selene and Baroness Asakura no Mashi (Mercy the Potter) have created a blog for cooks called Feast of the Centuries, an "Historical Mission to share food goodness wherever possible."
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-12-22 18:12
You've heard of "Bowling for Dollars?" In England, it's battling for cheese, a publicity stunt to determine who claims bragging rights for the best bleu cheese between representatives of France's Saint Agur and Britain's Stilton.
Submitted by Edrei the Quiet on Tue, 2008-12-16 12:51
At the next Gulf Wars, the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann will host the First Annual Known World Barbecue Championship.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-12-03 12:51
British comedy stars Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders take on medieval life in this sketch set in a medieval French kitchen. The video is posted on YouTube. Cooks beware!
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-12-02 19:46
In her book, Candy: The Sweet History and Chocolate: The Sweet History, Beth Kimmerle considers the increased appetite of sweets in medieval Europe. The article appears on the National Geographic website.