In the medieval period, brawn referred to meat in general, often pork. Modern brawn is typically made by simmering a pig's head and trotters, and keeping it in the gelatin produced. It is called head cheese in North America. The hardest part of making it can be sourcing the head in the first place.
@yann brought my new coronet with him this past weekend. Let the wails of envy commence ....
I am not well known as a baker, and as a cake decorator even less so. But I made this for my wife, because she asked me to, and I love her ..
And a near-perfect turn-out. #cooking
As I walked into this charity shop - http://www.wnda.org.uk/pages/what-we-do/no8-the-old-bookshop.php - the man said, 'Are you the fellow that was in last week and looked at the Terry Pratchett hardbacks.?'
'I am,' I replied.
'Look here,' he said, and as I did he went to see if there were any more in the back.
I'm starting to feel like I belong here;-)
Actor/writer/musician/UNIX guru/cook/medievalist and more. http://www.aspiringluddite.com
Medievalists and Medieval-adjacent. Sort-of.