[Sca-cooks] FW: Elizabethans using Platina and proper cookware
mooncat at in-tch.com
Sun Nov 26 18:46:43 PST 2006
Hey, Kiri...I'm going to be there. I promise to take pictures if I can,
although I'll need to find someone with a website to host them.
--Maire, plane tickets purchased, etc. Now I just need to figure out what
----- Original Message -----
From: "Elaine Koogler" <kiridono at gmail.com>
To: "Cooks within the SCA" <sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org>
Sent: Sunday, November 26, 2006 7:29 PM
Subject: Re: [Sca-cooks] FW: Elizabethans using Platina and proper cookware
> Hey Lady....
> I don't suppose you might have (or could take) pictures of those pots you
> have, do you? I'm especially interested in the chafing dish and skillet.
> Wish I could be there to see Lainie's elevation...but one trip to the
> side of the world" is about all I can handle at this time.
> Take care...
> On 11/26/06, Wanda Pease <wandap at hevanet.com> wrote:
> > Arwen,
> > I have about a dozen different pieces of ceramic cookware that I
> > had made
> > up to resemble those from the City of London digs. I have a 1 qt, a 2qt,
> > pipkin, some have "ears, some do not. I even have a nice ceramic
> > around somewhere, but it went into hiding (yes, they had Ceramic
> > as
> > well as the metallic ones you see. About 1/2 were made in Moscow, Idaho
> > by
> > Gwen the Potters Mistress Morgaina. The rest were made by a non-sca
> > (prefers black powder). They are all glazed inside as well as outside.
> > Mistress Morgaina asked since it was evidently done either way in period
> > depending on what you wanted. Personally, I want items that I can use,
> > but
> > also clean thoroughly and put away. Most pottery made for cooking was
> > used
> > continuously and stayed "moist" (not damp, or still clay like) after
> > having
> > been used the first time even though they had been thoroughly fired.
> > You might want to come and look at them. I know we live so
> > terribly far
> > from each other (grin), but you would certainly be welcome! I even have
> > Medieval "chaffing dish". An item meant to have coals put into the
> > and perch the cooking vessel on top to either cook, or to keep warm.
> > Elaine and I are having a small Project Night on Wednesdays and
> > everyone is
> > welcome! You are of course, welcome any time. I usually get home by
> > about
> > 5pm and Elaine is usually home at various times of the day. Give us a
> > call
> > at the "Hotel Drachenwald" number. Remember that we screen our calls,
> > you have to leave a message :-)
> > We also have some fun with period Cooking (one of the things
> > clinched
> > 'Lanie's Laurel Nomination - You did know about that and have your
> > reservations for 3M Yule to watch 'Lanie and Katrine Elevated by the
> > of our much beloved Sovereigns Amalric and Caia, DON'T YOU????? We also
> > have a copy or two of Platina around if you need such a thing.
> > Anyone else seeing this in the 3M area, be assured that you are
> > welcome at
> > project night. Since we are just starting, it is mostly a Ladies Sewing
> > Circle and (can't say the word in print) Society. Bring your knowledge
> > and
> > something to work on. Usually starts about 6:30 to 7pm and ends around
> > 9:30
> > or so.
> > As to what they might have used to cook with, when we were in
> > Kitchens
> > at Hampton Court we noticed very few metal cooking items. Far more
> > pottery
> > (glazed and unglazed).
> > Regina/Wanda
> > >
> > >
> > > Greetings from Dame Arwen Lioncourt in AnTir (Portland, Oregon),
> > >
> > > I am seriously considering a run at our Kingdom A&S this year, and I
> > need
> > > some help. I want to cook a dish from Platina; Armoured Turnips.
> > >
> > >
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