[Sca-cooks] Images of Dining in Ireland 1581

Johnna Holloway johnna at sitka.engin.umich.edu
Tue Aug 8 19:20:30 PDT 2006

Well it is an English woodcut of a "feast" eaten by those
barbarian enemy Irish too. Seeing it in a large version with all
the details makes a big difference too.

Looks like a project for the War next year.


Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius wrote:
> Well, we've talked about this pretty extensively, but mostly, AFAIK,  
> from within the dread, murky realm of "archaeological  
> evidence" (which is usually a SCAdian euphemism for no  
> documentation ;-)  ). However, seeing it being done, it occurs to me  
> that the science involved is fairly simple: no matter what else  
> happens, with a reasonable amount of care, there's no way the  
> temperature of the hide is going above 212F (or so) until the liquid  
> boils away.
> At first I was pretty sure they were deep-frying Mars bars.
> Adamantius

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