[Sca-cooks] Memorable Medieval Special Christmas Menu

David Walddon david at vastrepast.com
Fri Dec 16 21:57:17 PST 2011

Juanna Isabella (Gracious Duchess and Food Godess) served me her homemade cured anchovies. 
I am sure they were from fresh anchovies. 
They were DELICIOUS! 
She is AMAZING! 
She might share the recipe and the source of the fish. 

On Dec 16, 2011, at 9:45 PM, Susan Lin wrote:

> we've had fresh anchovies.  At restaurants - here in Colorado and in
> France.  I've never prepared them myself.  Whole Foods might have them.
> Look for "white anchovies".  Don't know if there are others.
> Shoshanah
> On Fri, Dec 16, 2011 at 10:27 PM, Stefan li Rous <StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
>> wrote:
>> Suey said:
>> <<< As people are always looking for new twists to traditional family
>> meals I have published this Christmas Special in my blog:
>> http://spanishfoodma.**blogspot.com/2011/12/**christmas-special-memorable-
>> **medieval.htmlIt<http://spanishfoodma.blogspot.com/2011/12/christmas-special-memorable-medieval.htmlIt>is using recipes I have published since I started. >>>
>> I generally haven't had the time to browse your blog as I would like to,
>> but I went over there after seeing the above message.
>> In the HORS D'ŒUVRE section you said:
>> <<< Anchovies in Vinegar, Recipe by mrsamper, see anchoas >>>
>> Where would I see anchoas? I tried plugging "anchoas" into the 'search
>> this blog' window, but it simple re-directs me back to this same page.
>> Perhaps it is just that I'm much more familiar with webpages than blogs.
>> The only anchovies I've ever seen have been the ones in the can, which I
>> assume are not what are being specified here. Do you actually have access
>> to fresh anchovies? Do you Adamantius, up there in NYC? I guess even if I
>> find the actual info/recipe, that may make it difficult for me to do this
>> recipe.
>> I also like the "Drunken Figs" recipe. Have I mentioned how much I like
>> the photographs? They add a lot that I can't offer in the Florilegium
>> recipes. But the recipe calls for dried figs, while the ones in the
>> photograph look like fresh figs. Is this correct?
>> Maybe its because I've never seen green, dried figs here.  All the ones
>> I've seen tend to be dark in color and wrinkled. Even when I've boiled them
>> in wine, they don't see to plump out like the ones in the photograph.
>> Thanks,
>> Stefan
>> --------
>> THLord Stefan li Rous    Barony of Bryn Gwlad    Kingdom of Ansteorra
>>  Mark S. Harris           Austin, Texas
>> StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
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