[Sca-cooks] Decadence menu

Stefan li Rous StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
Sat Dec 19 21:10:35 PST 2009

Christianna inghean Feargus  said:

<<< However, how does one procure the wild
boar?  (Not that I have really looked for a source
but it sounds intriguing).  Also, how are you preparing it? >>>

Even in period the number of wild boars was diminishing and they were  
gradually getting replaced by domestic pigs on feast tables.

<<< And is there anything in the Florilegium on how to do it? >>>

Are you talking about a whole pig or a pig's head? As others have  
mentioned, there is the pigs-head-msg file in the Florilegium which  
covers using both real and artificial pig heads.

Cooking-Piggy-art  (5K)  9/27/01  A humorous adventure cooking a pig.
whole-pig-msg     (66K)  4/18/05    Info. on roasting a whole pig.  

Some of these places might have wild boar or an approximation:
food-sources-msg  (68K)  1/31/08  Modern sources for unusual medieval  
meats and other foods.

<<< I am interested in making a wild boar centerpiece for
Christmas but I haven't decided whether to do a real one,
a fake one, or a cake one. >>>

We have some mighty ambitious cooks and pastry folks on this list:
cak-soteltes-msg  (60K)  3/ 7/08    Cake based sotelties. Decorated  

<<< (I'm sure it would be very tasty, but once we
did the stuffed beef tenderloin in pasty and ate it by ourselves
for a week and by the end of the week we decided
we wouldn't be fixing it again any time soon--that was 11 years ago).  

Lol. Yes, I wanted a ham so I bought one a couple of weeks ago and  
baked it recently. My wife has shown little interest in it, so I've  
still got more than half of it left. I guess some of it is going to  
have to go into the freezer.

<<< Christianna inghean Feargus (from Steppes in Ansteorra) >>>

We are considering traveling up there for 12th Night. Are you going to  
be attending that event?

THLord Stefan li Rous    Barony of Bryn Gwlad    Kingdom of Ansteorra
    Mark S. Harris           Austin, Texas          StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
**** See Stefan's Florilegium files at:  http://www.florilegium.org ****

More information about the Sca-cooks mailing list