[Sca-cooks] New 'invention' of medieval food?

Nancy Kiel nancy_kiel at hotmail.com
Thu Aug 18 09:56:23 PDT 2011

It took him ten years to turn ale into vinegar?  Did he use a medieval receipt for the ale?
A comment on his website calls him the "Stephen Fry" of the food world.  So he's a comedian?  The mind boggles.

Nancy Kiel nancy_kiel at hotmail.com Never tease a weasel! This is very good advice. For the weasel will not like it And teasing isn't nice.

> Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2011 19:49:33 +1200
> From: dama.antonia at gmail.com
> To: sca-cooks at lists.ansteorra.org
> Subject: Re: [Sca-cooks] New 'invention' of medieval food?
> On 18/08/2011 6:26 PM, Laura C. Minnick wrote:
> > Ok, maybe it's just me, but this guy makes me wanna grind my teeth. 
> > 'Ale-Gar'? "I see myself as the Indiana Jones of the food world." (Oh 
> > dear- considering what Indiana Jones was to archeology, that isn't 
> > good.) "How is Ale-Gar made? Without giving too much away, it is made 
> > using a 15th-century Medieval Old English recipe that took me ten 
> > years to recreate." (It'll take you that long if you think that 15th c 
> > English and Old English are the same thing. :-/ Ten years? Was he busy 
> > carving the Lord's Prayer on the inside of the storage bottles?) WTF?
> >
> > And he wants to launch a product line, naturally.
> >
> > http://gulfnews.com/life-style/people/celebrity-chef-reinvents-a-long-lost-medieval-recipe-1.850324?localLinksEnabled=false&utm_source=Feeds&utm_medium=RSS&utm_term=Life_RSS_feed&utm_content=1.850324&utm_campaign=Celebrity_chef_reinvents_a_long-lost_Medieval_recipe_ 
> > <http://gulfnews.com/life-style/people/celebrity-chef-reinvents-a-long-lost-medieval-recipe-1.850324?localLinksEnabled=false&utm_source=Feeds&utm_medium=RSS&utm_term=Life_RSS_feed&utm_content=1.850324&utm_campaign=Celebrity_chef_reinvents_a_long-lost_Medieval_recipe_> 
> >
> Wow. He's invented malt vinegar. I'm so excited I can hardly breathe. 
> I think I'll go floss now.
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