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Honeycake with Blackberries

Honeycake with Blackberries

  “In the Queen’s Ballroom they broke their fast on honeycakes baked with blackberries and nuts, gammon steaks, bacon, fingerfish crisped in breadcrumbs, autumn pears, and a Dornish dish of onions, cheese, and chopped eggs cooked up with fiery peppers.” -A Storm of Swords Thoughts:

Braised Apples

Braised Apples with Cheese

“The last course was goat cheese served with baked apples. The scent of cinnamon filled the hall as Osney Kettleblack slipped in to kneel once more between them.” – A Clash of Kings   Thoughts: This dish comes via reader Vinz, who suggested this recipe

Teff Grains for porridge recipe

Teff Porridge with honey and dates

“Beneath them, the plain stretched out immense and empty, a vast flat expanse that reached to the distant horizon and beyond. It was a sea, Dany thought. Past here, there were not hills, no mountains, no trees nor cities nor roads, only the endless grasses, the tall

Strawberry Ginger Mint Sekanjabin

Sekanjabin

 This is a great historic Persian treat, that is, in a way, like medieval gatorade. The base recipe is sugar and vinegar, but the possibilities for added flavors and ingredients are as limitless as your imagination. I’ve included both a basic, traditional recipe, and one of

healthy apple salad with chevre and pine nuts | Inn at the Crossroads

Greens Dressed with Apples and Pine Nuts

“Cersei set a tasty table, that could not be denied. They started with a creamy chestnut soup, crusty hot bread, and greens dressed with apples and pine nuts.” -A Clash of Kings Greens w/Apples & Pine Nuts Thoughts: Wonderful. I had been putting off many

Blandissory

Blandissory

“Four master pyromancers conjured up beasts of living flame to tear at each other with fiery claws whilst the serving men ladled out bowls of blandissory, a mixture of beef broth and boiled wine sweetened with honey and dotted with blanched almonds and chunks of

Violets

Violatium

“I’d give you some violets, but they withered all when my father died.” -Ophelia, Hamlet Violatium Thoughts: So get this: The Ancient Romans actually made this beverage where they immersed violet blossoms in wine. Naturally, I had to try it. The finished product is quirky. As

Lamb Chops sauce with Honey and Cloves

Mutton Chops sauced with Honey and Cloves

 “Such food Bran had never seen; course after course after course, so much that he could not manage more than a bite or two of each dish.  There were great joints of aurochs roasted with leeks, venison pies chunky with carrots, bacon, and mushrooms, mutton

Elizabethan Honeycakes

Honeycakes

Elizabethan Honeycakes “She still remembered the innkeep, a fat woman named Masha Heddle who chewed sourleaf night and day and seemed to have an endless supply of smiles and sweet cakes for the children. The sweet cakes had been soaked with honey, rich and heavy

Stewed Plums

Stewed Plums

“In the airy chambers beneath the rookery, his girl served them boiled eggs, stewed plums, and porridge, while Pycelle served the pontifications.” -A Clash of Kings Stewed Plums Our Thoughts: These stewed plums are like a simpler version of our Medieval Plum Mousse recipe. The

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