Pyes de Parez, a medieval pie recipe, is based on 3 substantially similar 15th century English recipes. With a filling of slow-braised beef and pork, studded with sweet fruit, and a free-standing lard crust, it is both succulent and substantial.
Erminespot is a page of random medievalness, curated by Jennifer Soucy (known in the SCA as Baronne Guenièvre de Monmarché). Here you will find experiments in medieval cooking, recreations of medieval garb, and other medieval miscellanea…
Contrary to popular opinion, medieval cooking is not just “brown glop”. I mainly focus on the diets of the upper class in 14th/15th century France.
The years between 1380 and 1440 are a fascinating transition in women’s clothing. From the tight-fitting styles of the 14th century to the elaborately dagged, voluminous houppelande, the fashion of 15th century clothing changes dramatically over the course of 50 years.
Of course, there is more to life than clothing and food. Here are some other projects that don’t fit into any other category: