[Sca-cooks] Pennsic camp food

Stephanie Yokom sayokom at gmail.com
Wed Jan 20 08:06:04 PST 2010

Yum!  At our baronial yule I was fortunate to get a gift box of Pensey's
spices and I THINK saffron it in it.  I am looking forward to making the
tart.  Thank you!


On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 8:51 AM, Laura C. Minnick <lcm at jeffnet.org> wrote:

> From _Libro del Coch_ (which was online but the link appears to be broken):
> "Scallion or onion tart
> "If you wan t to make a tart of theses things, take whichever you want and
> boil it well. Take it out of the water and squeeze it in sieve and then chop
> them finely. Take fine lard and chop/grind it well, eggs, fresh cheese, and
> saffron and mix all these things together and make the tart."
> Pretty straightforward. Parboil the scallions, squeeze out the water, chop
> them up, put it with eggs, cheese, saffron and put it in a pastry shell and
> bake.
> I leave out the lard because it turned out to be simply too much fat. I'm
> wondering if the cheese they were using was lower fat than what I used
> (blend of Italian cheeses that comes in a ziploc-style package- much easier
> to deal with in camp and it's a tasty blend).
> 'Lainie
> Stephanie Yokom wrote:
>> Got the recipe for that scallion tart?  That sounds wonderful!!
>> Carres
>> On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 8:16 AM, Laura C. Minnick <lcm at jeffnet.org>
>> wrote:
>>> Ok, it's not Pennsic, and not for two weeks. But last September I fed our
>>> camp (ten of us) period food all weekend (three-day weekend, over Labor
>>> Day). No one complained, in fact several were shocked that This Good
>>> Stuff
>>> was period food and Is There Any Left? The last night I crashed shortly
>>> after finishing dinner, and I didn't get any of the scallion tart, which
>>> I
>>> was bummed about. It went pretty fast. And I only got a wee bit of the
>>> fillets in galentyne because Ursel jumped into the fray with elbows out
>>> to
>>> make sure I got some. (She brought me a bowl of dinner and she says I ate
>>> it
>>> in my sleep. I remember nothing.) I'm also told that ypocras makes really
>>> good slushies. Hmm...
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