[Sca-cooks] Hot weather feasts/Italian theme

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Thu Jun 12 04:37:00 PDT 2008

You could do a combined menu of cold items
in the spirit of Scappi. As Baroness Helewyse has noted
" The Italian feast is one that lends itself to feast design within the 
SCA. The courses or services are divided into cold courses, which are 
pre-prepared and served from a "credenza" or sideboard..." with "A 
sideboard, essentially a cupboard containing pre-prepared food, served 
So one could prepare this feast using her recipes that represent foods 
served off the credenza.

These courses from the credenza are laid out at 


Cathy Oldham wrote:
> I am looking for ideas for an Italian themed feast for hot weather. I was searching Platina for recipes that could be prepared ahead. The site is primitive and will be HOT!
> Several ideas: Roasted Chicken with Orange sauce, Cvcvrbita in rafani (cucumbers, gourds and seasoned radishes),  Fresh melons with honey. Ideas for starches?  Thanks, Kat

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