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Kingdom of Northshield - Ducere Ministrare Illuminare

Mead, Meat & More Issue Library


Winter 2007 (published November 30)

Special Boar’s Head Feast Edition

  • Chapter 1: Greetings, populace of Northshield | by Lady Katlin Laurana Sewal
  • Chapter 2: The featured nobility and their place in history | by Mistress Rose Marian of Edgewater
  • Chapter 3: Medieval humors | by Countess Gwyneth Felton, OP
  • Chapter 4: The French course | by Lady Katlin Laurana Sewal
  • Chapter 5: The English course | by Countess Gwyneth Felton, OP
  • Chapter 6: The Italian course | by Banamhaighstir Margaret Malise de Kyrkyntolaghe, OP, OL
  • Chapter 7: The German course | by Mistress Rose Marian of Edgewater
  • Chapter 8: Sotleties and illusion foods: a brief overview | by Banamhaighstir Margaret Malise de Kyrkyntolaghe, OP, OL

  • Fall 2007 (published September 12)

    Recipe Research & Development:

  • Twelfth Night or Day cakes | by Johnnae llyn Lewis
  • My experiments with torta sambucea
  • a white cheesecake with ginger and elderflower | by Gwyneth Felton
  • Breakfast for the Gnomes | by Rose Marian of Edgewater

    Miscellany:

  • On the properties of sage | by Kudrun the Pilegrim
  • An aside: On beer and English customs | by Johnnae llyn Lewis

    Resources:

  • Obtaining spices and herbs when not at a war | by Johnnae llyn Lewis
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    Summer 2007 (published July 15)

    Recipes & Resources:

  • Comparing apples and oranges | by Gwyneth Felton
  • Clarrey and other spiced wines | by Anpliça Fiore
  • On the properties of dandelion | by Kudrun the Pilegrim
  • Replica molds | by Johnnae llyn Lewis
  • Italian sausage | by Giovanna di Battista da Firenze
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    Spring 2007 (published April 1)

    Recipes & Resources:

  • Rethinking cinnamon | by Samia al-Kaslaania bint Ayyub
  • Orange and lemon drinks of summer | by Johnnae llyn Lewis
  • On the properties of ginger | by Kudrun the Pilegrim
  • The cookbook in hand: seeking out-of-print and used volumes | by Johnnae llyn Lewis
  • The romance of gardens | by Johnnae llyn Lewis
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    Summer 2007 (published July 15)

    Recipes & Resources:

  • Apician sausages: three examples of reconstructing forced meats of the late Roman Empire | by Kolbrunna Gisladottir
  • Candied ginger for remembraunce: two versions | by Johnnae llyn Lewis
  • On the properties of acelga | by Kudrun the Pilegrim
  • Ypocras and spice | by Johnnae llyn Lewis (our first beverage article!)
  • Early Irish foods | by Cinniu ingen Cuthbaid

    Of Interest:
  • Of modern concern: chicken and salmonella
  • Great news on the Alessio front
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    Fall 2006 (published September 1)

    Recipes & Resources:

  • The confectioners and the secrets they shared | by Johnnae llyn Lewis
  • On the properties of coriander | by Kudrun the Pilegrim

    Feast Review:
  • A feast for young people | by Lady Sabina de Almeria

    Book Review:
  • Feast, Fast or Famine: Food and Drink in Byzantium | by Sayyeda Samia al-Kaslaania bint Ayyub
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    Summer 2006 (published June 1)

    Recipes & Resources:

  • Period food colorings | by Faerisa Gwynarden
  • French and Italian herb and spice mixtures | by Johnnae llyn Lewis
  • On the properties of garlick | by Kudrun the Pilegrim
  • Regarding watermelons | by Johnnae llyn Lewis

    Miscellaneous:

  • A little culinary humor… | by Nuala inghean uí Chaoindealbhain
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    Spring 2006 (published March 1)

    Recipes & Resources:

  • Feeding a Viking appetite | by Ealasaid nic Phearsoinn
  • On the properties of dill | by Kudrun the Pilegrim
  • A sallet of cold spiced hen with apples and currants | by Rose Marian of Edgewater
  • Comments on Italian food | by Ealasaid nic Phearsoinn

    Feast Menu:

  • An Italian Haire Affaire | by Ealasaid nic Phearsoinn

    Book Review:

  • Charlemagne’s Tablecloth: A Piquant History of Feasting | by Mistress Rosanore of Redthorn
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    Summer 2005 (published July 1)

    Recipes & Resources:

  • Adventures in medieval portuguese cuisine: playing with primary sources | by Baroness Faerisa Gwynarden
  • The anti-bibliography | by Viscountess Aramanthra the Vicious, OL

    Feast Menu:

  • Lencten-Feorm under Heorotes hrof (spring feast under Heorot’s roof) | by Sayyida Perizada bint Qamar bin Noor al-Zain

    Feast Review:

  • Lencten-Feorm under Heorotes hrof | by Comtesse Guenièvre du Dragon Vert, CP


  • Posted by: Cinniu ingen Cuthbaid Mead, Meat & More Editor on 2/5/2008