[Ansteorra] Fw: [Gleann Abhann] Diamond Wars XXII -- Spice Wars: The Quest For Cuisine

David Backlin edrei at smythkepe.org
Wed Jul 25 18:57:16 PDT 2007

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kat the Strange" <katthestrange at aol.com>

Subject: [Gleann Abhann] Diamond Wars XXII -- Spice Wars: The Quest For 

A short, short time from now
In a barony not that far away
People will gather to exchange techniques, learn about cooking, share
cuisine, and fight over food.

Diamond Wars XXII:
Spice Wars: The Quest for Cuisine
October 11-14, 2007
Camp Cedar Valley, Viola, Arkansas

Come join the Barony of Small Gray Bear for three days of fighting,
learning, cooking, and revelry on the north border of Gleann Abhann.

The site:
Beautiful Camp Cedar Valley near Viola, AR - a fantastic woodland of
wonder, with a plentitude of camping areas and restroom facilities.
Bring your tents and encampments and enjoy the fantastic scenery.

The classes:
Two full days of classes on everything from research to preparation
to cuisine to cooking to cleaning up! Explore what people ate, what
they cooked, how they cooked, what they used to cook, and much more.
Special classes on herbal subjects, brewing and beverages, and
subtleties will also be offered.  To teach a class, please contact
Lady 'Aziza Parchi (Kimberly Taylor) at taylor0308 at gmail.com.
Demonstration kitchens are available for instructors -- please send
your class requirements along with your proposals.

The fighting:
Battles and skirmishes based on incidents involving food and spices
will be had on Saturday. On Friday, join in one or more of a variety
of heavy, rapier, and youth tournaments.  To schedule a tourney,
please contact THL Jon the Tall at JBMontgomery at uams.edu.  For rapier
tournaments, contact THL Aron the Dane at savalanst at yahoo.com.

The competitions:
Think you can cook? Show us! A variety of cooking competitions will
be held throughout the event, including a Best of Gleann Abhann "Feed
The Populace" outdoor cooking competition Friday night.  For the
Friday night competition, please contact Lady Eithne Ruadnat at
ERuadnat at aol.com.

The staff:

THL Pol MacNeil (Paul Robinson)
walrusking68 at yahoo.com
THL Katryne MacIntosh the Strange (Kat Robinson)
KatTheStrange at aol.com
(501) 312-2637 (no calls between 1-9pm, please)

Feast Cooks:
Elspeth de Culane (Terri Dutton)
elspethdeculane at yahoo.com
Lady Medb inghen Daire (April Carter)
blissofanthrkind at aol.com
Please email dietary restrictions!

Lord Brenden Mac Sionnac (Neale Carter)
thataway at earthlink.net

The prices:  Before 9/15
Thursday $28
Friday 24
Saturday 20
Daytrip 16

Children 6-12
Thursday $14
Friday $12
Saturday $10
Daytrip $8

After 9-15 and at the door (cash only at the door)
Thursday $30
Friday $26
Saturday $22
Daytrip $18

Children 6-12
Thursday $15
Friday $13
Saturday $11
Daytrip $9

Children under 5 not eating the dayboard are free
Add $5 for Saturday night feast
Add $3 for non-members
As Per Kingdom Law, no family shall pay more than 3 adult prices as
long as the children are 15 and under and all are members. This
includes 3 bed and feast spaces. For additional feast spaces for
children receiving free admission, price is $5 per child.

Send reservations to:
Barony of Small Gray Bear
P.O. Box 21636
Little Rock, AR 72221

Make checks payable to:
SCA Inc./Barony of Small Gray Bear

Merchants: Please contact Lady Elaina Wagner at
myladyelaina at yahoo.com

Check back to www.smallgraybear.com for frequent updates!

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