Medieval Italian Feast for Tourney o’Love

A Feast from the Medieval Mediterranean is the planned menu for the Tourney o’Love on Feb 15, 2014. As things progress, this post will become more informative.

To Start the Meal A Tray of Sweet and Savory Delights Expected to Include:

Olives, Cheese, Dried fruit

Bread, Olive Oil and Sardines

Pyramid Cakes (semolina honey cakes)

Stuffed Eggs (eggs, cheese, fresh herbs, cinnamon, clove, saffron)

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Main Dishes Will Be Served:

Chicken with Pomegranate Sauce (chicken, oil, onion, egg, almonds, parsley, mint, marjoram, ginger, cinnamon, pomegranate juice/syrup, salt, pepper, pancetta or Prosciutto) * NF/GF/EF available

White Garlic Sauce (garlic, salt, water, almonds, bread)

Legumes with Parsley and Mint (lima beans, peas, parsley, mint, pancetta)

Pasta with Butter and Cheese (wheat vermicelli, butter, Parmesan cheese; GF/DF available upon request)

Lamb in a Savory Sauce (cooking style to be determined)

Basil and Verjus Sauce (verjus, lemon juice, basil, olive oil)

Puree of Carrot (carrots, honey, clove, ginger, cubeb)

Savory Groats (buckwheat groats, oil, green onions, spices) or Almond Rice (rice, almond milk)

Herbed Salad with Olive Oil and Wine Vinegar (salad greens, herbs, vinaigrette)

Zucchini with Fennel Seed (zucchini, fennel seed, lemon, olive oil, rice flour)

Angel’s Food (ricotta, honey, spices, rose or orange blossom water)

Apple Fritters (flour, apples, currants, cinnamon, eggs, sugar)

Cherry Torte (flour, butter, ricotta cheese, sugar, eggs, ginger, pepper, cinnamon, rosewater)

Khabîsa with Pomegranate (semolina flour, saffron, almonds, pomegranate, rosewater, sugar)

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– The Menu is Subject to Change – all ingredients will be posted at the event.
Those who have allergies, sensitivities, or dietary restrictions should contact head cook, Aneleda Falconbridge, at at least 10 days prior to the event. Many of the foods on this menu have meat, nuts, wheat, eggs, and dairy. We cannot promise there will not be cross-contamination of dishes. If you have life-threatening allergies we suggest that you do not eat this feast. If you contact us in advance, we will make accommodations for you to enjoy your self-provided meal in the hall.

We will have gluten-free pasta and two chickens which will be prepared without egg, flour, or nuts. There will be a small assortment of gluten-free sweets for the end of the meal