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Old Jul 30th 2007, 7:33 pm
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Hi all
Ive been asked to set up a food stand based on Medieval times in England. What food to cook though? Im good at turkey legs, but what other ideas do you lot have? Ill be using a grill BTW.
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Old Jul 30th 2007, 7:35 pm
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grilled apple & pork on a skewer, thinly sliced on both.
porridge
gruel.
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grilled apple & pork on a skewer, thinly sliced on both.
porridge
gruel.
Yes, but not Instant Gruel. You'll need to make it from scratch.
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Old Jul 30th 2007, 7:42 pm
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Originally Posted by USBound View Post
grilled apple & pork on a skewer, thinly sliced on both.
porridge
gruel.
Thanks, the grilled apple/ pork kebab sounds good. Dont think the septics will go gruel etc though.........
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Ive been asked to set up a food stand based on Medieval times in England. What food to cook though? Im good at turkey legs, but what other ideas do you lot have? Ill be using a grill BTW.
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how about a nice and easy big pan of pottage aka soup to put on your grill

almost every home had a veg garden and so pottage was a common meal to which they added meat if they were so fortunate!
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Thanks, the grilled apple/ pork kebab sounds good. Dont think the septics will go gruel etc though.........
I have a medieaval cook book. I will scan some pages in and mail them to you. For true authenticity the meat shouyld be "off".
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I have a medieaval cook book. I will scan some pages in and mail them to you. For true authenticity the meat shouyld be "off".
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Roast an OX on a spit..........
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Ive been asked to set up a food stand based on Medieval times in England. What food to cook though? Im good at turkey legs, but what other ideas do you lot have? Ill be using a grill BTW.
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Fish & Chips
English Muffins with Peanut Butter
Vindaloo & Rice
Iced Tea

They'll never know the difference, believe me.
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roast a bird
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and a lamb and a pig.
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Fish & Chips
English Muffins with Peanut Butter
Vindaloo & Rice
Iced Tea

They'll never know the difference, believe me.
dont forget some curry and some doner kebabs
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Roast an OX on a spit..........
I was going to suggest a wild boar, but maybe that's a bit too "Asterix".

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Fish & Chips
English Muffins with Peanut Butter
Vindaloo & Rice
Iced Tea

They'll never know the difference, believe me.
This is true!
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Old Jul 30th 2007, 10:41 pm
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Are we talking upper classes or the unwashed masses? I'm no expert,( As Fatbrit kindly pointed out) but I bet there was a difference!
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Old Jul 30th 2007, 10:44 pm
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What do yopu lot think of British Bangers in a hot dog bun? Maybe with onions? Remember its all got to be done on a grill
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