[Sca-cooks] This summer's Peaches, was: Non-SCA food passions?

Kingstaste kingstaste at comcast.net
Wed Jun 16 13:26:15 PDT 2010

I had the good fortune to buy some peaches grown in Peach County, GA, about
a hundred miles south of Atlanta.  (While we are "The Peach State", SC far
out-produces us these days.)  I filled a bag from the "Scratch and Dent"
box, and came home with some drippy-ripe beauties.  I peeled and chunked
them, and made a cobbler with some, including some Butter Shots
(butterscotch schnapps) added while the chunks were cooking down. I didn't
need any additional sugar, and it was extremely yummy. 
I then created a wonderful Peach Curry sauce with the juice and chunks of
the peaches, the water and meat from a fresh young coconut, some salt and
curry powder.  I blended it to make a smooth, thick sauce.  OMG - it was
soooo delicious.  I ate a lot of it right from a spoon, then decided I
should really make something for it to go ON, so I made some white basmati
rice and ate a bunch more of it just like that.  I eventually made one dish
with some fresh vegetables cooked into the sauce, served over the rice, then
topped with some fresh tomato chunks.  Mmmmmmm... sooo tasty!  

I'm loving having the fresh and local peach guys come to the farmer's market
a mile from my house, and I'm going to buy them every week until they're
played out.  Seasonal eating is the BEST!

-----Original Message-----
From: sca-cooks-bounces+kingstaste=mindspring.com at lists.ansteorra.org
[mailto:sca-cooks-bounces+kingstaste=mindspring.com at lists.ansteorra.org] On
Behalf Of Freyja
Sent: Wednesday, June 16, 2010 3:22 PM
To: Cooks within the SCA
Subject: Re: [Sca-cooks] Non-SCA food passions?

Fresh blackberries and peaches from the property. Made a "Buckle" for  
the first time.

Anyone want to share their favorite berry or peach recipes?


Sent from my iPhone  :-)

On Jun 16, 2010, at 5:03 AM, "Claire Clarke" <angharad at adam.com.au>  

> Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2010 16:14:35 -0500
> From: Michael Gunter <dookgunthar at hotmail.com>
> To: Cooks within the SCA <sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org>
> Subject: [Sca-cooks] Non-SCA food passions?
> Message-ID: <SNT108-W3160C36CC41E4B5E278BB5B3DD0 at phx.gbl>
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> So, what is your current foodie passion? SCA or otherwise?
> *****************************************
> I want to get my vegie garden going again this Spring. It has  
> suffered the
> last few years due to a sequence of bad weather, cats and pregnancy.  
> I have
> been, like many other people here it seems, getting into preserves and
> things out of my garden. I have a lot of fruit trees, and a fairly  
> new herb
> garden. I recently made mint jelly, quince paste, basil oil, and  
> verjuice.
> Plus we've been getting into Indian cooking quite a bit...onion
> bhajis....drool...
> As for SCA stuff, I'm planning to do some teaching and cooking at a  
> large
> event later in the year, but not much on the immediate horizon. I've  
> been
> trying to work my way through Scully's translation of Scappi, but I'm
> finding it hard going.
> Angharad
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