[Sca-cooks] favorite pork dish
Stefan li Rous
StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
Wed Sep 8 15:55:29 PDT 2010
<<< My personal favorite is Old Marian's Pork and Apple Pie, which is very very tasty. I use a little more spice than she calls for, and replace the pine nuts (which I don't care for) with slivered almonds. Good cold too, and makes nice hand pies for events.
Devra (gonna make one for dinner) >>>
So, what is your redaction for this recipe? I'm assuming Old Marian's recipe will be out in her book about the two Pennsic eateries. Is this dish based on a period recipe of some type? Or, like many of the early SCA dishes, was it a traditional recipe which just "seemed right"?
Replacing pine nuts with slivered almonds doesn't sound like a bad substitution and it is probably cheaper, although they are probably much more available now than they were 20 years ago.
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