Saturday, 10 September 2016

A Civic Harvest Festival Meal

Lobster bisque;
broiled clams with herbed-crumb crust;
suckling pig with an apple in its mouth;
scalloped potatoes;
roast garlic;
cauliflower au gratin;
sliced onions and tomatoes in oil and vinegar;
steamed peas;
butternut squash;
wilted spinach with shallot dressing;
lentils with thyme;
potato-and-lobster-claw salad;
green salad;
whole-wheat bread with butter;
dessert -

- followed by dancing.

SM Stirling, Against The Tide Of Years (New York, 1999), Chapter Three, pp. 45-48.

And, for the Food Thread, see here.

(This is Heritage Weekend when we can visit lots of historical buildings so tomorrow we will drive to Fleetwood.)

1 comment:

Sean M. Brooks said...

Kaor, Paul!

From time to time in the works of Poul Anderson we see descriptions of foods and meals. And how some characters, such as Nicholas van Rijn, were gourmands. But Stirling has surpassed Anderson in matters gustatory! (Smiles)