[Sca-cooks] Game for Your Feast

Susan Lin susanrlin at gmail.com
Tue Mar 1 13:35:50 PST 2011

And we have been many, many times - always good food and good fun.  As for
the food - Mistress Aldyth usually prepares enough to be able to feed
Napoleon's army.  Perhaps even Ghengis Khan's army as well!  Nobody leave


On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 10:49 AM, Deborah Hammons
<mistressaldyth at gmail.com>wrote:

> For over 20 years  we have had Hunters Feast here in Windkeep, Outlands.
>  It
> is all donated wild game.  Unless hunting was not successful :-)).  We have
> had deer, elk, antelope, moose, buffalo, rabbit, chukkar, pheasant, goose,
> duck, turkey, salmon, trout, bass, boar.  I have seen very sparse wild game
> offerings elsewhere in kingdom.  If you would like the recipes, I will see
> what I can do.
> Aldyth
> On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 9:31 AM, Sam Wallace <guillaumedep at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > I have started work on a compilation project. I am pulling recipes for
> > game, birds and fish from various medieval works and putting them
> > together on one site. Obviously, any work used in this other than my
> > own will be used with permission and credit. You are invited to see my
> > (very rough) first draft here:
> > (http://talisman.clift.org/sam/sca/gamecookbook/). I welcome any
> > feedback.
> >
> > Working on this project led me to review what I have served and seen
> > served of these foods within the context of the SCA. I was curious as
> > to how often game, wild birds, or fish are served at events in the
> > respective kingdoms of members of this list. What have you served or
> > seen served? How typical is it to have game or seafood at feast? From
> > where are your experiences in this drawn?
> >
> > I have served boar (domestic, but served as a wild boar), game birds,
> > quail, venison, shrimp, frog legs, crayfish, oysters, and salmon. I
> > have also served turkey, duck and rabbit, all of which were typically
> > or were often domestic animals when served in medieval Europe but are
> > often hunted in the modern US.
> >
> > I do not recall much beyond an occasional bit of fish (trout or
> > salmon) at other events in this kingdom (Meridies). Sadly, the folks
> > who prepare these often do not get much of a review as the majority of
> > folks in this area seem to be fish-averse.
> >
> > Guillaume
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