This last weekend was the “International Congress of Medieval Studies” at the University of Michigan in Kalamazoo, MI, most commonly just called “Kalamazoo”. Every medievalist that wants to be taken seriously in the academic world needs to attend/present there. If … Continue reading
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So, many years ago, I was placed in a situation where I and another cook had to come up with a shopping list and most of a menu three days before an event in an unfamiliar place with no idea … Continue reading
St. Thomas guild: Medieval table manners. Check out the amazing aquamaniles!
The Agincourt feast this year is based on the Canterbury Tales. I have taken a few liberties with the menu to ensure proper balance and variety of dishes. We will be doing a few things differently this time around and … Continue reading
One of my foodie friends was talking about the “Traveling Spice Kit” that they had put together. It was a small collection of “must have” spices in little bottles that he kept in a little box that he would then … Continue reading
“Moelgen, or Medieval Egg Custard” http://lullula.blogspot.be/2013/04/moelgen-of-middeleeuwse-eiercustard.html This is in Dutch, but you should be able to get all of the information by piping it through Google Translate or similar translation programs. h/t Isis Sturtewagon
Making Good Scents: Fragrance in the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
I’ve written about this soup before because I’ve been modifying and trying different versions for a number of years. This afternoon I did a version for lunch that was easy and really delicious, so I wanted to share what I … Continue reading
Why did the English people stop eating horses in the Middle Ages? Why did the English people stop eating horses in the Middle Ages?.
This is extremely cool. Solved: How King Richard's Heart Was Preserved – Yahoo! News.