Bacon seems to have been produced in large quantities, at least by the Saxons. This recipe, while being a modern variation, makes use of ingredients that where available at the time and is based loosely on an old Yorkshire bacon cure.
Simple, quick and an excellent side to any dish
Bring me Idun, and her magical fruits that keep the Gods looking so youthful
Loki grabbed a rope, tied one end to a goat and the other end to his, erm… manhood. What followed was one of the most painful games of tug of war that anyone has ever witnessed
The Anglo Saxons were big fans of egg custard. Whether baked into a pastry is unknown, although pastry was known to some cultures as far back as the 5th century. As ovens were rare and expensive, these would probably be reserved for only the wealthiest in society.
Great served with flatbreads or poached eggs
Small pan fried cakes or miniature ‘flapjacks’
Ovens would have been reserved for the wealthy, but those lucky enough may have made a crisp bread similar to these