[Sca-cooks] Sheepstealing Feast
drakey at internode.on.net
Mon Mar 31 17:25:30 PDT 2008
For those who don't yet know, there is a Sheepstealing Feast
Sheepstealing Tourney in my Barony in July, which I am
cooking. A few people in my Barony have expressed a concern
that the food I have planned (Medieval Mongolian) might be a
So I've decided to put folks minds at rest by publishing the
recipes) ahead of time... Vegetarians will be accommodated
if they eat
lamb... Lamb eats grass, so it's close to a vegetable, yes?
Every recipe you see here is real and is from Hu Szu-Hui's
Proper and Essential Things for the Emperor's Food and Drink
(1330), written for one of Kublai Khan's descendents...
I'd love some people's opinions on the the feast balance...
Deer Head Soup
Ingredients: Deer's Head and hooves, kasni, vegetable oil,
long pepper, cow's milk, sprouting ginger juice, salt. - if
I come across a deer in my headlights like last Med. Fair,
I'll accelerate rather than brake...
Euryale Flour Blood Noodles
Ingredients: Mutton, tsaoko cardamom, chickpeas, Euryale
(also known as
foxnuts) flour, bean paste, sheep's blood, onions, Vinegar..
Euryale flour and Sheep's Blood into noodles. Serve with a
sauce made from the other ingredients.
Ingredients: Mutton, tsaoko cardamom, flour to make
vermicelli, sprouting ginger juice, salt, onions, vinegar,
black pepper... Good news.... No actual turtles in this
Ingredients: Bear Meat, tsaoko cardamom, black pepper,
kasni, grains of
paradise, turmeric, zafaran, onions, salt, sauce (just says
sauce, so I'm gonna use Ketchup). Will need to talk to some
of the larcenous members of the barony to see if we can
steal a sun-bear or two
from the zoo.
Ingredients: Large young Carp, flower pepper, coriander,
salt, stock, black pepper, sprouting ginger juice, salt,
Murray River's full of carp, so this dish will be cheap as!
Roast Wolf Soup
Ingredients: Wolf Meat, tsaoko cardamom, black pepper,
kasni, long pepper,grains of paradise, turmeric, zafaran,
salt, sauce, vinegar, onions. Talk to Hana. Her Malamute
Gamma's getting a bit long in the tooth, and I'm sure Gamma
found be happy to make the 'ultimate sacrifice' for the
Sheep's Skin Noodles
Ingredients: Sheep skins (clean, cook until tender), sheep's
sheep's loins, moog mushrooms, pickled ginger, meat stock,
I've got a couple of mangy pairs of ugg boots. If I cut the
off, they should work for Sheep's Skin...
Ingredients: Sheeps lung, leeks, flour, butter, black
pepper, flour, butter,sprouting ginger juice... This time,
I'll just tell everyone it's Lamb Marshmallow... Musn't
mention the word lung to anyone...
Sheep's Head Dressed in Flowers
Ingredients: Sheeps heads, sheeps loins, sheeps stomach and
deboned as morsels. Safflower, sprounting ginger, pickled
chinese radishes, onions, salt, vinegar. How lovely... An
excuse to garnish with flowers...
Scalded Jasa'a. A delicacy.
Ingredients: Jasa'a, Vegetable Oil, zafaran, spices,
coriander. As it's a delicacy, I should serve this to the
new B&B. Jasa'a is the various greases, fluids, and
miscellaneous substances found in a horse's intestine...
They'll love it!!!
Cow Medullae Paste
Ingredients: Cow Medullae, Solomon's Sal, Chinese Foxglove
paste, Chinese Asparagus, Oil from Cow Skull Marrow. Serve
dissolved in warm liquor on silver spoons.... Medullae... I
wonder if the butcher has that cut...
Lamb Honey Paste
Ingredients: Cooked Sheep's fat, cooked sheep's marrow,
crystallized honey, sprounting ginger juice, chinese
foxglove juice... SWEET! We have a dessert recipe...
Sheep Entrails Gruel
Ingredients: Sheeps liver, stomach, kidney, heart, lung,
cow's cheese, black pepper, long pepper, salted fruits,
mandarin peel, ganangal, tsaoko cardamom, onions. It's
winter I guess, so we'll need more nutritious soups...
Fox Meat Soup
Ingredients: Fox meat, tsaoko cardamom, grains of oparadise,
mandarin peel, galangal, kasni, . Hmmm, fox... Foxy lady,
Chinese Badger Meat Gruel
Ingredients: Chinese badger meat, onions, tsaoko cardamom.
Add to rice and fermented black bean gruel... Recipe says it
cures edema... I suspect I'd lose some weight after eating
Kumiss - Fermented Horsemilk
Take UHT Cowmilk and put into a bowl. Add yeast and leave in
the sun for 4 days. Blend in a large cheap blender until
smooth. Serve and throw away the blender...
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