[Sca-cooks] Roses was Late SCA-Period Sweets?

Laura C. Minnick lcm at jeffnet.org
Tue Oct 10 18:13:36 PDT 2006

At 05:58 PM 10/10/2006, you wrote:

>Hmm, if these are modern frosting type roses, i don't think i'd have
>the skill, and i'm trying to make things mostly historical.. but i
>could make them of colored marzipan. I'll see if the library has it...

Countess Morwyn of Wye did the food for my Vigil last weekend (elevation is 
in Dec.), and she made roses out of dried apricots, split and shaved into 
petals. Leaves were pistachio marzipan. They were gorgeous, and, uh, 
certainly fit with my preferred color scheme... ;-)

"It is our choices Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our 
abilities."  -Albus Dumbledore

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