HERB - Fw: SC - eastern european stuff

Philippa Alderton phlip at bright.net
Mon Dec 7 21:16:23 PST 1998

Well, folks, one of the members of the Cook's List (and this List) has gone
Xmas wonky, but considering our recent, ongoing thread about Xmas gifts of
an herbal nature, Im looking for some input on using any large quantity of
aromatic spice in a (preferably period, but not necessarily) construction.
Ideas, kids?

Caer Frig
Barony of the Middle Marches
Middle Kingdom

Southeastern Ohio

Phlip at bright.net

Consistancy is the last refuge of the unimaginative.

>On Sun, 6 Dec 1998 22:05:33 -0500 "Alma B. Johnson"
><chickengoddess at mindspring.com> writes:
>>I have recently remembered hearing or seeing something about >eastern
>european cuisine stemming from stew culture.  Does this jog >anyone's
>memory? I can't figure where I ran across this.
>>Rhiannon, Pengwydrwraig
>Ok, it jogged my memory, but in a completely off-tangent way.   I read
>middle eastern, not eastern european, and then wrote the message below.
> Christianna, obviously not paying close attention today...
>Hey, Rhiannon!
> Speaking of middle eastern food, I was thinking about the
>lifetime's supply of cumin and coriander in the Baronial stores.  What do
>you think about mixing it with some kind of glue, and molding it into
>Christmas ornaments or something?  I was thinking of camels or something
>m.e., (wise men, camels, stars, etc.)
> Does anybody know a good crafty way to take a powdered spice and
>mold it?  Seems rather Martha Stewartish to me, or maybe girl scouts...
> Serioursly folks, we have got close to 20 *pounds* of coriander
>and cumin.  (Can you tell what the feastcrats did to arrive at that kind
>of purchase?)  I think a coating of Krylon would be necessary, too.
> What do you think?
> Christianna

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