Welcome to my cooking adventures! In the SCA (Society for Creative Anachronism) I am known as the Honorable Lady Bronwyn ni Mhathain, Shire of Winged Hills, Barony Flaming Gryphon, Midrealm. I have an interest in historic cooking, food history, and interpreting and recreating historic recipes and other food related things. I hope you enjoy.
What have I been up to lately? I know the blog gets "quiet" so I thought I would share some of the newer things I have been learning. I have put together three proposals because menu planning is something I do for fun. The site has a few challenges, the first of which is very primitive (which is polite for non-existent) kitchen facilities.
Challenge 1: Put together a meal that can be served cool, room temperature or warm at best-no hot food.
Challenge 2: Clean up after the fact is going to be a challenge --wherever possible use disposable dishwear.
Challenge 3: Distance to site -- the facilities are about an hour away and I have a smallish car which will make transporting food to site interesting without multiple trips.
Challenge 3 was the easiest to resolve..I'm borrowing a truck..look out world. For food transport I am getting multiple coolers. Ta-Dah.
So the menu. Italian & Roman menus lend themselves best to this kind of cooking. Italian cooking specifies foo…