A Spanish Feast

In June of A.S. XLII, we prepared a midday feast for Buckston-on-Eno’s event “A Midsummer’s Twilight Tourney.”  The event had a Spanish theme and we planned for the feast to incorporate the three major culture of medieval Iberia: Jewish, Moorish and Christian.  As we researched, we discovered that the foods eaten by these cultures were remarkably similar in terms of style and ingredients; they differed primarily in details of preparation and serving (e.g. Jewish people would prepare dishes ahead of time that could be eaten cold on the Sabbath).

A few sources were invaluable in our research:

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