[Sca-cooks] Doing a vigil buffet

David Friedman ddfr at daviddfriedman.com
Fri Aug 26 18:39:47 PDT 2011

What are the "Almond tea cakes?"Source?

I'm also curious about the potted meats. Are they things that keep without refrigeration?

At Thu, 25 Aug 2011 15:54:55 -0500, Michael Gunter wrote:
>I have been honored to be asked to do the vigil buffet for HL Oksana's Laurel ceremony. 
>Since  she is a very good period cook I wanted t do something nice but also well balanced 
>and tasty that will hold up.
>After a lot of fiddling around I think I have the final menu:
>Mini Pork Pies
>Potted Meats (thinking shrimp or crab and beef shank)
>Chicken Pate'
>Bite-sized Mushroom tarts
>Bite-sized Daryols (Sweet cheese tarts)
>Roasted Carrot Salad
>Crudite' with a fresh herbed Farmer's Cheese (possibly one with goat milk if I can find it)
>Fresh Fruit
>Lightly pickled vegetables
>Cheryse (Cherry Bread Pudding) 
>Toasted Herbed Pita toasts
>Almond Tea Cakes with rosewater glaze.
>Sekujuban and Small Mead
>Everything except the pita will be homemade. 
>I think it will be fun and challenging and almost worthy of someone of her caliber.
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