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Mountain's Gate A&S and Emeritus Feast

Saturday March 7th, 2015
Placerville, California

Come join us for a day of classes followed by a great feast to celebrate the good folks who helped to found one of the oldest shires in the Kingdom.

Feast Cook: Viscount Michael of the Shire

Theme: Middle Eastern

Tickets are available at acceps (http://acceps.ansteorra.org/index.php), or through contacting the Seneschal. The menu and class schedule will be available on Facebook and the Cynaguan webpage.

Site Information: Veteran’s Hall, 130 Placerville Drive, Placerville CA

Note: This is a Dry Site.

Classes: 1pm to 5:30pm. (Drumming nnd Bellydancing class 4 to 5:30pm)

Feast: 5:30pm Ending with Dessert, Coffee, Bellydancing and drumming. Practice the skills that you’ve learned.

There will be a silent auction; items will be on display throughout the day.

Autocrat: Viscount Sciath inghean Airt

Seneschal: Michael of the Shire (Seneschal@mountainsgate.westkingdom.org) Directions: Make your best way to Hwy 50 heading East. Take exit 44B toward Placerville Drive. Merge onto Forni Road then a slight right onto Placerville Drive. Destination will be on the right before the Fairgrounds.

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Appetizers:

• breads • cheese

• Relishes/Dips (also can be served with the meat)

• Zayatin (pickled olives)

Soup:

• Shaljamiyya – chicken turnip soup (chicken, olive oil, onion, black pepper, cumin, almonds, cheese, eggs, turnips, milk, mustard, lavender)

Dinner Course:

• Qaliyya – Fried lamb (lamb, salt, coriander, cumin, black pepper, onions, almonds, vinegar) • Janb Mubazzar – Smoked meat (beef, vinegar, salt, coriander, cumin, black pepper, cinnamon)

• Nihririyya - rice with lentils – (olive oil, cinnamon, onion, rice, lentils, milk, murri)

• Ujja – Omelette without eggs (chickpeas, onion, olive oil, coriander, black pepper, murri)

• Badhinjan Mahshi – (eggplant, vinegar, sugar, almonds, saffron, caraway seeds, cinnamon, onion, olive oil)

• Bawarid – (chard, leeks, yogurt, mustard seed, olive oil)

Dessert:

• Rizz Hulu - a sweet rice pudding (rice, honey, water), garnished with pistachios

• Nuhud Al-'Adhra (Breasts of the Virgin) - a shortbread cookie of wheat flour, clarified cow's butter, and sugar

• Date Tasting Bar - representing a variety of dates used extensively in Medieval Middle-Eastern cuisine

Site Information: 
Start Time: 
Site opens at 1:00pm closes at 11:00pm
Site Fee: 
$15/adults; $10/children (5-12); under 5 free. Fee includes classes and Feast.
Directions: 

Make your best way to Hwy 50 heading East.

Take Exit 44B toward Placerville Drive.

Merge onto Forni Road, then make a slight right onto Placerville Drive.

Destination will be on the right before the Fairgrounds.