Magna Faire 2014 December 6, 2014 

Please check the ingredients list for any last minute adjustments. Also email Magdalena da Parma (webb249 at hotmail dot com) to verify ingredients if you have any food allergies. She will be glad to check the recipes and get back to you. However, due to the complexity of the menu, individual allergen free tables will not be available. Please try to email questions by December 3. You are welcome to ask questions on site before 12 Noon Saturday.

 

First Course

 

Another barida of fava beans by Ibn Abi Nuh al-Katib 

Ingredients
Fresh or frozen fava beans
spinach
Extra virgin olive oil
pistachio nuts
onion
black pepper
cloves
spikenard
cassia cinnamon
coriander seeds
cumin seeds
fish sauce, substitute for murri 
garlic 
lemon juice 
 
Olive Relish 

Ingredients
Green olives
Black Olives
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Red wine vinegar
Coriander, ground
Cumin, ground
Fennel, ground
Mint, fresh or dried
 
Mango Sherbet (drink) 

Ingredients
mango pulp
mango juice
jaggery sugar 
cardamoms
cloves
camphor
chilled water or crushed ice
 
To Make a Sallet of All Kind of Herbs  

Ingredients
Gourmet Salad Mix that might include: 
Black Seed Simpson
Oak leaf lettuce
Romaine freckles
Arugula or Rocket
Various Herbs:
Parsley
Sage
Rosemary
Cucumber, seeded and slice
Hard boiled eggs
 

Dressing
Sugar
Salt
Extra virgin olive oil
Currant vinegar containing:
Currants
Red wine
Apple cider vinegar
Ginger root
 
Samosas (meat)

Ingredients
turmeric
ground fenugreek
cardamon
coriander
cumin
ground ginger
clove
asafetida
long pepper
ghee
chopped onion
ground lamb or beef
2 limes, juiced
 

Dough Ingredients
flour
salt
ghee
water
 
Asafetida is a substitute for garlic and onion. 
 
Rolled Sandwiches

Ingredients
Roast beef or lamb, shredded
parsley
sharp cheese
walnuts
Black olives
black pepper
cumin
coriander
cinnamon
Boiled eggs
Seasoned salt (recipe 6 below)
 
Flat Arabic Bread

Ingredients
flour
sourdough or yeast
salt
water
olive oil

 

*Sourdough (Biga)
3/4 tsp. dry yeast
1/2 cup warm water (105º degrees F)
3 1/2 cups unbleached bread flour
1 1/4 cups cool water

 

Seasoned Salt                      

Ingredients
Kosher salt
sumac
pomegranate seeds, dried
asafetida
sesame, white
charnushka (nigella)
flax seeds
cumin
 
 

Second Course

A Hen Roasted in the Oven   

Ingredients
Whole chicken
Salt
Pepper
Coriander
Thyme
garlic
Extra-virgin olive oil
Murri containing:
honey
pear
toasted white bread
walnuts
wheat starch 
carob
anise seed
fennel seed
black onion seed (nigella)
celery seed
saffron
salt
water
lemon juice
 
Torta Bolognese

Ingredients
Crust
flour
salt
water
shortening
eggs
 
Filling
cream cheese
spinach
fresh parsley
marjoram, dry
butter
eggs
Syrian saffron
black pepper
salt
 
Carrots 

Ingredients
carrots
white wine
fish sauce (substitution for liquamen)
extra-virgin olive oil
cumin
pepper
cilantro, chopped (green coriander)
honey to sweeten carrots
 
To Make a Sallet of Lemons

 Ingredients
Lemons
Sugar

 

Manchets

Ingredients
flour
yeast
salt
water

Third Course

If you would make good bratwurst ??

Ingredients
beef
pork
smoked bacon
salt
marjoram, dried
sage, dried
 
Another Sauce (mustard)

Ingredients
Mustard seed
honey
apple cider vinegar

 Lentils

Ingredients
onion
garlic
extra virgin olive oil
spearmint
rubbed sage, dried
parsley, dried
lentils, dry
water
 
Pears stewed with Cucumbers and Figs 

Ingredients
Cucumbers
Figs, dried
Pears
honey
cloves, ground
cinnamon, ground
Rosewater
 
Rye Bread

Ingredients
yeast 
water
honey
salt
water
shortening
whole wheat flour
rye flour
flour,
flax seeds
milk
 
Watermelon Pickles 

Ingredients
watermelon rind
pickling salt
water
sugar
white vinegar
pepper
ginger
mace
nutmeg
whole cloves
cinnamon sticks
lemon slices
 
Melons (pickled melon rind)

Ingredients
Pickling lime
water
honey dew melon rind
sugar
pepper
ginger
cloves
 
 

Fourth Course

Roast Pork

Ingredients
Pork loin or pork roast
pepper
salt
coriander

 

Black Sauce, or Poivre Noir

Ingredients
Country bread
Verjuice, or equal parts cider vinegar and water (may need more to thin)
Wine vinegar (balsamic, aged red wine vinegar)
Freshly ground black pepper (add 1/3 long pepper)
Ground ginger
salt
 
Tournai-style Cameline Sauce

Ingredients
Country bread
White wine
Ginger, ground
Cinnamon, ground
Saffron
Nutmeg, grated
Jaggery sugar
Salt
 
Pesen (Peas and Onions)

Ingredients
green peas
pearl onions
olive oil
salt
sugar
Syrian saffron
 
Turnip Pudding 

Ingredients
Turnips, dried
honey
nutmeg
cloves
pepper

 

Arabic Stuffed Cookie (halwa mahshuqwa)  Contemporary and Period

Period Ingredients
Semolina flour, fine
milk
sesame oil
sourdough (wheat flour based)
hazelnuts, skinned
almonds, skinned
pistachios
sugar
rosewater
honey 
ceylon cinnamon
cassia cinnamon
cloves
ginger
 

Contemporary ingredients
semolina flour, fine
milk
unsalted butter
granulated sugar
salt
all purpose flour
dates
honey
cinnamon
orange flower water
lemon juice

Lebkuchen Cookie

Period ingredients
flour
ground cinnamon
ground cloves
ground mace
ground ginger
honey
sugar
eggs
 

Contemporary Ingredients
flour
ground cinnamon
ground cloves
ground mace
ground ginger
ground cardamom
baking powder
baking soda
unsalted butter
honey
sugar
egg
lemon zest 
 
Confite Orenges

Ingredients
Orange peel
sugar
water

Hippocras

Ingredients
cinnamon
ginger
grains of paradise
nutmeg
galingale
clove
mace
sugar
red wine
 
Entremet

Endored Boars' Head (you don't have to eat this!)

Ingredients
Boar's Head
Eggs, yolks and whites separated
parsley
wheat flour
Syrian saffron
Everclear Grain Alcohol
camphor
Gold leaf