[Northkeep] Viking food available in Tulsa!

Nathan Jones bigbeartx at gmail.com
Sat Sep 26 21:30:50 PDT 2009

It's pretty good.  I've been making my own for a few months now using
Siggi's Skyr as a culture.  I tried making *mysuostur* out of the whey, but
found the flavor much too strong and sour for my taste.


On Sat, Sep 26, 2009 at 7:49 PM, Jennifer Carlson <talana1 at hotmail.com>wrote:

> For those of you who got the latest Compleat Anachronist, ‘Skyr and Mysa:
> Viking Curds and Whey,” you may be interested to know that you can get skyr
> at Whole Foods.  They carry the Siggi’s brand, in plain and a few flavors.
>  It’s in the dairy case with the yogurt.
> For those who don’t get the CA and don’t know what skyr is, it’s a dairy
> product that is and was a staple of the Icelandic diet, and was common in
> Scandinavia and Danelaw Britain during the Viking era.  It is made from skim
> milk, acidified by bacterial cultures (like yogurt), then curdled with
> rennet (like cheese).  It is like a cross between thickened yogurt and ice
> cream in texture, and tastes like yogurt, with a touch more whang to it.
> So, you Norsemen who want a period-appropriate breakfast food, get some
> skyr, stir in a little honey and some berries, and go to town!
> Talana
> Who is Irish, but will probably be packing skyr for events in future
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