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Medieval Strawberry Tart | Inn at the Crossroads

Medieval Strawberry Tart

Thoughts: Last year, when we posted the recipe for a modern Strawberry Pie, many of you objected that there was no medieval version accompanying it. We’d tried several recipes, and thought they were all gross, so never posted them. To make amends, I’ve been looking

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Plum Wine

 “The queen took a flagon of sweet plum wine from a passing serving girl and filled Sansa’s cup. ‘Drink,’ she commanded coldly. ‘Perhaps it will give you the courage to deal with truth for a change.’” –A Clash of Kings Plum Wine Thoughts: Usually I


Strawberries and Sweetgrass

 “Tables and benches had been raised outside the pavilions, piled high with sweetgrass and strawberries and fresh-baked bread.” -A Game of Thrones  Strawberries & Sweetgrass Thoughts: The first taste of summer, for me, has always been strawberries. If there were a way to further improve

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Breakfast in King’s Landing

“Cersei Lannister was breaking her fast when Sansa was ushered into her solar. ‘You may sit,’ the queen said graciously. ‘Are you hungry?’ She gestured at the table. There was porridge, honey, milk, boiled eggs, and crisp fried fish.” -A Clash of Kings Breakfast in

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Peaches in Honey

“When a serving girl brought her supper, she almost kissed her.  There was hot bread and fresh-churned butter, a thick beef soup, capon and carrots, and peaches in honey.  ‘Even the food tastes sweeter,’ she thought.” -A Clash of Kings Modern Peaches in Honey Thoughts:

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Sansa Salad

“All the while the courses came and went.  A thick soup of barley and venison.  Salads of sweetgrass, spinach, and plums, sprinkled with crushed nuts.” -A Game of Thrones Medieval-ish Salad Our Thoughts: This was a tasty, tasty salad.  All the elements of it work


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