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Newsletter of Insulae Draconis
AS LVII Volume 30, Issue 03
From their Highnesses
Eularia and Alexandre, Princess and Prince of Insulae Draconis, unto all those who may read these words, greetings! ...
From the Seneschal
Hello again! I am currently marveling at the endurance of this year’s snowdrops. Ordinarily they are over and done with at the rime of writing, however the tiny white spots of colour in the verges and hedgerows are still there in amongst the daffodils that are now appearing. ...
Coronet Feast Recipe
While I read quite a few Arab cooking books when I prepared for this feast I found one that had everything I needed in it with the added advantage of having not only the translation of the recipes modern recipes with measures and detailed instructions. The book is “Scherazade’s Feast” by Habeeb Salloum, Muna Salloum and Leila Salloum Elias. It is a well researched book and mentions the respective sources fro each recipe and has an extensive glossary that was very valuable for my endeavour. The measures in the recipes below are measured for 60 people and quite sometimes I paraphrased the recipes rather than copying them. If you use store bought ground spices you want to increase the stated amount by quite a bit. Freshly ground quality spices are usually a better choice. I hope this helps at least some of you as an introduction into the medieval Arabic cusine. ...
Boasts from Coronet Tourney
Coronet Tourney took place this past month and, as is tradition, the noble competitors were heralded into the tourney with creativity, skill and panache. Here are some of the boasts. ...
History with Flintheath
Originally posted 2nd February 2023 ...
The Writt and Reccord
Agreements between the Caryque and Huckvale Families - 1584 ...
Puzzle page answers
Answers from the February issue. ...
Coronet Tourney. Photographer: Ariel of Lindisfarne
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