Do you know the true forerunner to the English mince pie? Dr Monk argues in favour of the Anglo-Norman Kuskenole.
Monthly Archives: November 2021
New YouTube Video: Mini Flaumpeyns
Mini Flaumpeyns… ‘flame-pastries’, aka Flampointes, ‘flame-points’, these are moreishness in a morsel and perfect with Christmas bubbly!
Premium Content: Medieval Christmas Bites Booklet
An early Christmas present for my Premium Content Subscribers… Modern Medieval Christmas Bites… Three delicious recipes for the perfect medievalist Christmas party.
Premium Content: Recipe for Peerus in Confyt
Detailed written recipe for Pears in Syrup. Includes original medieval recipe with translation.
Premium Content Video: Blaunche Poudour (Revised)
Hello Premium Content Yevers! I’ve updated a video from earlier in the year.
Payne Puffe: pastry made with cream
Dr Monk finds takes a close look at Payne Puff, a medieval pastry dough that was made with cream. Post includes a modern redacted recipe (with gluten free option).