The Falcon Banner has posted a new item, 'Playing With Fire: A Medieval Outdoor Cooking Workshop'

Playing with fire graphicA hands-on exploration of cooking outdoors in a period manner


Join us at the Vertigo site for an early autumn weekend of outdoor cooking. Instructors from near and far will attend, including the folks from Æthelmearc’s mobile Medieval Food Lab.

YMCA Camp Marvin Hillyard
9501 SE Hillyard Rd, Easton, Missouri 64443
(site is discreetly wet)

Site opens Friday, September 29 at 5 pm and  closes Sunday, October 1 at noon.

Adult Event Registration $15
Adult Member Discount Registration $10
Youth (10-17) $5
Children 9 and under free (no family cap)
Make checks payable to “SCA, Inc. – Barony of Forgotten Sea”

The website is up:
There’s also a Facebook page.

NO FIREWOOD may be brought to the event. Firewood will be provided for classes. Charcoal is allowed.

There will be demonstrations, classes and three A&S competitions are planned. See the website for all the details.

Feast will be a potluck of the day’s creations. Afterwards Calontir just might sing.

Classes scheduled so far include:

Fire tending – Pot cooking – Making and using a portable Roman stove – Bread baking without an oven – Cooking in crockery over coals – Large animal cooking – Fish and fowl cleaning – Cheese making – How to identify temperatures without a thermometer – Period spices – Hearth cooking – Cooking large fowl over an open flame – Food safety

Camping: There is room for tents near the main building as well as a limited number of bunks available for rent for $10 each (10 bunks per cabin). Bunks reservations must be pre-paid. Send checks (made out to SCA, Inc. – Barony of Forgotten Sea) to Event Steward.

Eight motels are within a 15-minute drive.

Directions: Take your best route to I-29 just south of St. Joseph, MO. At Exit 44 take US 169 South. Approximately 5 miles later, turn left onto Hillard Rd. SE. Camp entrance is ½ mile down road on the left.

Event Stewards: Master Mathurin Kerbusso (Rex Deaver, 9201 Mastin St., Overland Park, KS 66212 913-909-0397) and Lady Ayisha bint Asad (Alyssa Crawford), [log in to unmask]org.

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