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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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
Note: This is additional material for my column in the Althing, a newsletter published by the Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands, a branch of the Society for Creative Anachronism located in Pittsburgh, PA. Timeline Extended Recipe Listing (from medievalcookery.com) I … 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
“How the chicken lost its penis” (from nature.com) I love when science can tell you how, but not why. h/t Christine Hutson
Gastronomy Books – Digitized Materials (Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress). h/t Johnna Holloway from the SCA-Cooks mailing list.