Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Great Summer Reading

  If you like Game of Thrones,
you will surely enjoy this summer read.
Finlay was the recognized heir to the throne of 11thcentury Alba when the king began a plot to install his grandson Duncan. Finlay finds his girl is married off to his cousin, his best friend joins the opposing side, and Duncan plans war. Life becomes especially difficult when Thorfinn of Orkney and his sister take hand in the game.

The King's Chicken
a recipe from the 11th Century

1 lb. cooked chicken  cut into 1 inch pieces
7 eggs
1/2 tsp . ground ginger
pinch ground anise
pinch saffron
Salt and pepper to taste
Pie crust to line a small crock, or a pie pan

Mix the eggs and spices until well combined. Place the chicken in the pie crust and pour on the egg mixture. Bake in a 400 degree oven until done.

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