Viking Food Guy

Recreating the food and drink of the Viking Age (and others)

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So… one of the things influencing my Viking recreation efforts these days is that since last summer I’m doing my best to only eat plants.  Let’s say “plant-powered” rather than the v-word, since that comes with so much political baggage.  It doesn’t always work out, but I think in aggregate I maybe miss by 5-10% […]

For the demo at June Faire this weekend I tried a couple of new pottages that worked out pretty well, with some reservations… For the first I put some pearl barley, whole oat groats, and whole dried green peas into a pottery vessel with some water and mustard seeds.  I then spent quite a few […]

I got a question about where I get my pottery for fire cooking, and as that information wasn’t here anywhere, I wanted to make sure to add it for next time. I get most of my pottery from Mistress Morgaina (http://jeannewoodpottery.com/medievalindex.htm).  She has been making pots in a number of Viking appropriate shapes that work […]