Milady - your bread pudding was outstanding. It's
always fun to experiment, so the next batch may be
even better. Hope to see you the 15th.
--- Meghan <knutmeg80@...
> I want to thank Margaret for hosting such an
> enjoyable evening!
> There was a request that I post the recipe for my
> apple bread
> pudding. Here is the link:
> I used a whole loaf of bakery bread and mixed it
> with maybe 10-15
> apples - I have no idea what kind of apples they
> were, someone gave
> them to me in a US Cellular bag - and 5 egg yolks in
> a food
> processor. It took 4 or 5 "batches" in my 10 cup
> processor. I added
> about 2 or 3 tablespoons of honey for a little extra
> sweetness. I
> then mixed all of this with a half a bottle of
> Shiraz. I think that
> the recipe may have called for more, but I was
> worried about
> overpowering the flavor of the apples. I stirred
> this fairly
> constantly while cooking over medium heat until it
> was so thick it
> was getting difficult to stir. I then added maybe 2
> tablespoons of
> cinnamon, 2 or 3 tablespoons of galangale, and about
> a tablespoon of
> ground cloves.
> If I were to make this again, I think I might use
> some sort of
> shaped mold and turn it out on a tray and cover it
> with candied or
> honeyed walnuts.
> Someone suggested to me that a ruby port or a red
> zinfindel might be
> good instead of the shiraz. I don't know about
> anyone else, but I
> was slightly put off by the color of the product, so
> I might try a
> white wine in the future.
> --- In Endewearde_cooks@yahoogroups.com,
> <kenduskeagstream@...> wrote:
> > We had a great get together this evening! There
> were seven to
> nine of
> > us enjoying medieval food.
> > Life is short, so we had desert first -
> gingerbread. We had two
> > one was a vegetable marrow soup the other leeks
> and mushrooms. We
> > fish cooked in ale. There was a nice leek and
> mushroom side dish.
> > since life is still short we had an apple bread
> pudding and pears
> > cooked in wine with pomegranate.
> > It's possible we will come up with an icky dinner
> sometime, but it
> > hasn't happened yet.
> > The next meeting that I will host will be on
> Wednesday, November
> > at 7:00 PM. This will once again be a potluck
> with no particular
> > other than medieval and medival-ish food. Other
> people are
> > to make noises of wanting to host meetings as
> well. The more the
> > merrier!
> > In Service,
> > Margaret
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