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Roxy’s Breakfast Egg Tart

This year, as it has for the past three years now, Company of the Staple will be cooking, and feeding 150 people over the course of a weekend event. While talking to the public about the cooking and medieval food. (And many many other things.)

One of the challenges given to me is to find a better way to cook breakfast. Because trying to cook a breakfast for over a hundred people when you only have a campfire and anything that you were able to precook in your residential kitchen, is quite frankly, an absolute nightmare.

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Crustardes of Flessh – Form of Curye

Crustardes of Flessh – Forme of Cury


Take pejouns, chykens and smale briddes; smyte him in gobettes and sethe hem alle ifere in god broth and in gres with verjows. Do therto safron and poudur fort. Make a crust in a trap, and pynche it and cowche the flessh therinne; and cast therinne rasouns coaunce, powder douce and salt. Breke ayren and wryng hem thurgh a cloth & swyng the sewe of the stew therwith, and helde it upon the flessh. Covere it and bake it well and serve it forth.

http://www.pbm.com/~lindahl/foc/8cury11.txt

Original recipe calls for pigeons, chickens and other small birds, I just use chicken.


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