Company of the Staple was again at St Ives’ Festival on the Green promoting the St Ives Medieval Fair which will be on later this year (22nd and 23rd of September 2018).
In the photo are four of our members on the St Ives Thrones.
BENES YFRYED. XX.IX. I.
Take benes and seeþ hem almost til þey bersten. take and wryng out þer water clene. do þerto Oynouns ysode and ymynced. and garlec þerwith. frye hem in oile. oþer in grece. & do þerto powdour douce. & serue it forth.
So two years ago, Richard made us a beautiful wafer iron and we tried to make it work. Wafer Part 1
This year, Baron Drake Morgan was running a wafer class and so Louise, Richard and I all trooped off to the St Florian campsite at Rowany Festival to get some new tips about making wafers.
CV Garlic tart
Take garlic cloves, peel and boil them. When they are cooked put them to soak in cold water and then grind them and add saffron, enough fresh cheese, beaten lard, sweet and strong spices and temper the mixture with eggs, add raisins and then make the tart.