CoBloWriMo – August 9 – BIG project

CoBloWriMo - Costume Blog Writing Month

CoBloWriMo – Costume Blog Writing Month

The prompt for today’s CoBloWriMo is a “BIG project”

I had to think about this one for a while, because I wanted to consider what I thought a “big” project was.

  • Was it something that I did with as many steps as possible?
  • Was it something that involved a large amount of research?
  • Or was it something that involved a number of different elements to make a full costume?

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Food from the Medieval Market

Selection of cookies and baked goods displayed in birch bark boxes for sale at the Turku Medieval Market.

Selection of cookies and baked goods displayed in birch bark boxes for sale at the Turku Medieval Market.

While at the Turku Medieval Market, there were many different food vendors. What really attracted me wasn’t so much the types of food being offered, but the unique and interesting ways that the food was being prepared, displayed, and plated.

I thought that I’d share this, largely for my friends in the SCA who are passionate about the culinary arts. I don’t know how many of these foods are historically accurate to the middle ages; if you have thoughts on them, please share with me and other readers in the comments!

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