[SCA-AE] Fantastic Historical Food Site

Ruth Morrisson myfanwy at consolidated.net
Sat Feb 13 08:02:32 EST 2010


Greetings from Myfanwy!
True, but I would still like to see what their sources are (after all, they *are* a 
commercial catering company -- and I've been to a "Medieval Banquet" in 
England).

---- Original message ----
>Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2010 23:08:12 -0500
>From: Broom <iambroom at gmail.com>  
>Subject: Re: [SCA-AE] Fantastic Historical Food Site  
>To: "AEthelmearc list (SCA)" <discussion at aethelmearc.org>
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>Myfanwy:
>
>> I looked at the description they posted of their medieval feast, and I'd really 
like
>> to see their sources/redactions.  Because they said in the article that they 
used
>> their own farm market garden, and underneath the article they had pictures 
of
>> potatoes and tomatoes (as well as what I understand to be non-period 
orange
>> carrots).  So I'm naturally a bit skeptical.
>
>I don't get the impression that that photo montage is necessarily
>related to their medieval feast. I think it's just decorative
>photography illustrating their "fresh ingredients". After all, they
>don't restrict their historical cooking to the Middle Ages.
>
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Ruth Morrisson
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