[Sca-cooks] Pennsic Camp Cooking

S CLEMENGER sclemenger at msn.com
Mon Aug 11 19:50:29 PDT 2008

Do you soak the oats first?
I had some oat bread at a potluck last week that was quite interesting. 
Modern recipe, but still good.  Apparently, instead of mixing the dry oats 
into the dough, one starts by cooking them, just like oatmeal....

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Friedman" <ddfr at daviddfriedman.com>
To: <euriol at ptd.net>; "Cooks within the SCA" <sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org>
Sent: Monday, August 11, 2008 8:45 PM
Subject: Re: [Sca-cooks] Pennsic Camp Cooking

> I also made oatcakes another night. That's something I had been
> planning to do at Pennsic for years. They are about the simplest
> possible bread-like plausibly period thing, requiring only coarse
> ground oats, salt, water, a fire and a frying pan. Not the world's
> tastiest dish, but not bad. 

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