[Ansteorra] Food idea

willowdewisp at juno.com willowdewisp at juno.com
Tue May 5 19:17:52 PDT 2009

I was  thinking about feast and realized that  I wasn't sure what the food tasted like. I get a little scared when I see "period" dishes. 
I was wondering if anyone has ever put on a "period  food tasting."
I could see it at a big event with maybe dancing going on. Lighted by candlelight but lots of lights on the food tables. The chief standing behind the tables or their  assistants. The food in small  bits and it labeled and if possible the recipes available. Paper labeled with the name of the dish to write suggestions on and a silver bowl  on each table to hold "suggestions" 
I was thinking of  the stone thing to give to people so we could have a winner of best dish and best all around chief. but then I thought why not make my bezants. 
Those are those medal stampings I have been embossing. A coin minter could make them easily. You could emboss them with symbols representing Laurels or nobles or anything. Male/female, Fighter/noncom,etc...
In the end a list of the favorite dishes of the Ansteorran people with recipes could be put out Maybe a web site. This would give our chiefs some idea of what people prefer. 
I personally have never seen this idea. Though the BBQ thing at Gulf  War did inspire the concept.  Most good  chief "test out" their food but this might both inform our populace as to what taste good and give a broader based feed back to our chiefs. 
Duchess Willow
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