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The Landsknecht Cookbook Booksigning Feast III

To continue from the previous posts: Thanks to a most gracious hostess, I was able to hold a booksigning party to mark the launch of my Landsknecht Cookbook and prepare a Renaissance feast for the occasion. First off: Yes, the … Continue reading

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The Landsknecht Cookbook Booksigning Feast I

My apologies for taking so long – the past two days were rather exhausting. Thanks to a most gracious hostess, I was able to hold a booksigning party to mark the launch of my Landsknecht Cookbook and prepare a Renaissance … Continue reading

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Marzipans and Date Balls for a Vigil

A friend of mine who is in the same medieval society as me was inducted into the “Order of the Laurel” last weekend. This is our club’s way of recognising outstanding achievement in the study and recreation of historical things … Continue reading

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Biscotti and May Dish for a Vigil

A friend of mine who is in the same medieval society as me was inducted into the “Order of the Laurel” last weekend. This is our club’s way of recognising outstanding achievement in the study and recreation of historical things … Continue reading

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Renaissance Nibbles for a Pity Party I

This coming week, my medieval club has a major event coming up in Sweden and everyone is going. Well, almost everyone. I’m not. After getting together with some other people who are also not going, we decided to throw a … Continue reading

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Eating Crow from the Oeconomia

I have said before people in Renaissance Germany would eat almost anything with wings on. Here is a rare description of how to cook crow, from the Oeconomia of Johannes Coler. Peasants in Silesia eat them young because they have … Continue reading

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Stockfish from the Oeconomia

Good Friday is nearly upon us, and I return once more to my recipe standby for lean days, Johannes Coler’s Oeconomia. Here is how to make stockfish. How you should cook stockfish (marginalia: stockfish) Take the stockfish and soften it … Continue reading

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