[Namron] The Makynge of Elderflower Hocke - The Viking Methode
ulfska at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 27 18:56:05 PDT 2001
Looks to me like the actual recipe part...the
mixing of the ingredients, is the only part not
obviously written tongue-firmly-wedged-in-cheek.
--- Annais de Montgomerie
<maleahladywait at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Saw this, and thought that some would find this
> of thing amusing. I, however, would like to
> point out
> the most heinous way these Vikings procure the
> ingredients for this recipe, and the absolute
> deplorable way they treat their fellow man. I
> shocked and dismayed that this sort of thing is
> promulgated in our society today. I, for one,
> personally hunt down and humanely dispose of
> recipe should someone make it.
> Pennsic Boycott Jamboree (PBJ)
> "Make Love not War"
> The Makynge of Elderflower Hocke - The Viking
> By Pieter Van Wynken
> First, assault Lindesfarne, pillage it and,
> before burning, take
> 4-5 sprays of the finest elderflowers (or 10
> grams of
> the dried ones)
> from the best tree in the monastery.
> Second, at the height of the honey season fight
> way to the Massif
> Central (burning Paris to distract your
> pursuers) and
> return with a
> kilogram of the finest clover honey.
> Thirdly, sack Cordoba and bring back three of
> finest lemons and
> 200 grams of dried sultanas.
> Fourthly, visit an alchemist in Jerusalem (your
> brew shop will
> do), extract a pinch of grape tannin from him,
> put him
> to the sword
> and burn Jerusalem to the ground so that none
> divine the secret of
> this mighty brew.
> Fifthly, pillage Milan and take the finest
> available (it
> avails you nought to drink without good
> Sixthly, sack Rome, have the nobles driven
> before you
> and select the
> finest five to be cupbearers. Of these
> three in training
> to be an example to remaining two. Neuter the
> remaining two so they
> will not be a temptation to the women folk.
> Seventhly, return home and have your serfs do
> a) trim the flowers, discarding the stems
> b) boil the honey, 4 litres of water and
> together for twenty minutes
> c) put the flowers, chopped lemon rind (no
> pith) and
> pinch of
> tannin into a 4.5 litre demijohn
> d) add the boiled liquid, top up with water
> e) let it cool
> f) add the lemon juice (nutrient and white wine
> g) let it ferment for six days
> h) on the seventh day strain out the debris,
> top up
> with a little
> i) let it ferment out
> j) bottle it and age it six months
> Penultimately, pass the cup of wine to your
> (one of the two
> nobles) in case it's poisoned (for some reason
> happens a lot).
> Scold the immaculately mannered cupbearer for
> his lack
> of Viking
> Finally, drink your elderflower hock in good
> and discuss the
> deplorable state of affairs in other countries.
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