[Sca-cooks] Beverage experiments

jenne at fiedlerfamily.net jenne at fiedlerfamily.net
Thu Feb 14 12:54:12 PST 2008

>>It's really hard to ignore the people who invade your event kitchen and
>>demand to know where the coffee is.
> If it makes you feel any better, it's a (variant of) a period
> problem. Master Chiquart takes it for granted that at the enormous
> feast he is describing there will be nobles who have brought their
> own cooks, and will expect to be provided kitchen space so their
> cooks can prepare favorite dishes for them.

* grin *

That's true.

One of my best 'oh my god, this is what doing this job in period would be
like' moments was when a Count of the East invaded the kitchen during
Coronation feast, demanding that we put samples of each of the sauces for
high table in his new three-part period sauce-serving container so that he
might use it to wait upon the king.

The rest of the kitchen staff were appalled and shocked; after he left, I
sat down and the floor and howled with laughter at the utter periodness of

-- Jenne Heise / Jadwiga Zajaczkowa
jenne at fiedlerfamily.net

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