[Ansteorra] FW: Cast Iron Chef
countgunthar at hotmail.com
Fri Mar 9 08:12:43 PST 2007
Forwarded by request.
>From: Denise Leeson-Provost <genevote1 at yahoo.com>
>To: countgunthar at hotmail.com
>Subject: Cast Iron Chef
>Date: Fri, 9 Mar 2007 07:24:22 -0800 (PST)
> Forwarded by request:
> Iron Chef
> Gulf Wars XVI
> The fertile lands of the countryside flow with the enemys blood. You
>and your companions have been under siege for some time, and your allies
>have not been able to break through to assuage the needs of the strong
>fortress. Meanwhile, your supplies are running low. The enemy commander has
>requested a parlay to entreat you to surrender before he is forced to
>starve you into submission. You have been commanded by your lord to prepare
>a dinner for the parlay. You are charged (on short notice) with using what
>meager supplies you have to fool the enemy into thinking you can hold out
>indefinitely. In truth, you hope to hold out until your allies can break
>through with the desperately needed supplies.
> The Rules
> Limit of 10 teams first come basis. Teams must be registered by 3PM
>Tuesday, March 13 at the Herbal Pavilion. You may pre-register by
>contacting Bantiarna Morin inghen Ruairc jzeiler at ar-digit. net by March
>9th. The registration fee for the siege cooking competition is $24 and must
>be paid by the close of registration on Tuesday BEFORE you are allowed to
>compete. The teams will be made up of three to four people. A fourth person
>may be recruited as a "fetch and carry" person. Please list your team
>members, and indicate who your captain is. If you wish to name your team it
>is recommended, although it is not required. An orientation meeting will be
>held at 4PM at the Herbal Pavilion, Tuesday, for any questions about the
>competition. Each team will need to pick up a list of ingredients at this
>meeting. Lots will be drawn to determine starting times for the teams.
> Each team will be given a kit that will contain identical basic
>ingredients as a basis for your feast. The competition begins Wednesday
> You may add your own ingredients, within these guidelines:
> Two fresh herbs or spices (unlimited quantity)
> Three dried herbs or spices (no more than ¼ ounce each)
> One fresh vegetable (maximum of 1 lb.)
> 1 cup of cream or 2 cups of milk or ¼ lb butter
> unlimited amounts of water
> The teams will need to pick up their kits at 30-minute intervals,
>starting with the first team to cook at 11:30 on Wednesday. The first team
>must have their meal on the table in Artisans Row and ready for judging at
>3:30. Your "feast" needs to feed a minimum of six people.
> There are 100 points to potentially be awarded to each team, with up to
>15 bonus points possible.
> 20 points for using a period recipe(s).
> (10 bonus points for using multiple recipes from the same time period
>and country) Documentation required
> 10 points for complexity/difficul ty-combining number of ingredients,
>different types of preparation.
> 20 points for workmanship/ creativity quality of the job and the
>finished product, period techniques, textures and colors correct for the
>dish, original work based on a period piece,
> 30 points for aesthetic qualities - flavor, texture, and presentation.
> 20 for populace appeal processional to AR, appearance (not
>presentation) on the table, overall effect, would they eat this
> 5 bonus points to be awarded to the team that presents the best bribe to
>the contest coordinator. Hint-Gaelic
> Bain sult as do chuid cócaireacht!
> Questions? Please contact Bantiarna Morin inghen Ruairc
>jzeiler at ar-digit. net
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