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Daffodil Tournament

March 15, 2014

Victoria, BC

Autocrat: Ingibiorg Petsdottir



Come join Their Excellencies, the Baron & Baroness of Seagirt on Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostella.  Along the way you will encounter Grand Tournaments to choose Seagirt’s Defender (armoured combat), Captain of the Grenadiers (rapier), as well as an Archery Tournament. You will find a competition for A Daffodil in Any Medium, and a Pilgrimage themed A&S Competition (TBA). On our journey, (in the evening) we will be stopping along the way to savour the local Cuisine and Entertainments.


 Event Steward: Inga Petsdottir

(Karen Barclay)

305 Sabina Pl

Victoria BC, V9B 3L7

250-478-9771 or 250-886-4637

(no calls after 9pm or Monday nights please)


Site info:  event runs 9am to 11pm

Cowichan Exhibition Grounds

7380 Trans Canada Hwy

Duncan, BC V9L 6B1


Site fees: (Proof Of Membership Discount = $5. This means, show your SCA Membership card to gate and get $5 off the fee)

Adult (including feast): $30

Youth 13-18(including feast): $10

Child 12 & under (including feast): $5

Family cap: $85

Day fees: Adult $15, Youth $7, 12 and under free


Cut off for feast tickets is March 8th.  No feast tickets sold at the door. Tickets are non-refundable. Make cheques payable to “Barony of Seagirt”


There will be a cash bar in the evening; no outside alcohol allowed.


Please have all minor waivers and consent forms filled out ahead for all underage children. Forms at Underage children coming without their parents must have forms signed by their parents designating an accompanying adult as their guardian for the event.



10:00am: Invocation of Champions (Baronial Court)

10:30am: Lists open

11:00am: Archery

12:30pm: Rapier

2:30pm: Heavy

4:30pm: Investing Champions (Baronial Court)

5:30pm: Principality Court

7:00pm: Feast

I give you the DAYFOOD MENU for your perusal and planning... Each menu item will be priced at $5 per serving, per menu item. All menu items are culturally Spanish and have been taken from the cookbook written by Ruperto de Nola, titled “libro de cozina” or “Book of Cooking”, which was published in 1520 in Barcelona, so period. I chose the categories based on my test recipes and how most would classified them by todays gastronomic standards. M...enu Legend : GF = gluten free, V = Vegetarian, DF = Dairy Free (meaning free of milk and milk products)


Salpicón de Mar - GF, DF
a salad of shrimp, crab, fish of the day, red & green bell peppers,
green onions, corn, tomatoes, mint, olives, olive oil, vinegar, salt

Potaje de Adobado de Gallina - GF, DF
a chicken potage, served on gluten free crackers

Fruit & Cheese Tray - depending on the choices made - V, DF, GF,
Either the infamous Spanish tetilla cheese or a Dairy Free Soft Cheese served with grapes and gluten free crackers


Caldo Gallego - DF, V
a hearty vegetarian soup of white beans, turnip, potato, onion, greens & vegetarian spicy sausage. Also contains olive oil, vegetable broth, and salt
(HAM added on request for non-vegetarians, at time of serving)

Patatas Bravas - GF, DF, V
Spanish boiled potatoes with salsa.
Contains potato, salt, tomato, celery, cilantro, vinegar, sugar

Empanada - DF, V
Sweet Potato & Black Bean. Also contains jalapeno, cumin, oregano, onion, tomato, celery and egg, onions, and cilantro, and soy based meat substitute (contains traces of gluten)

Huevos Revueltos con Setas y Chorizo - V, DF, GF (if no meat substitute added)
a scrambled egg dish with mushrooms, and spicy vegetarian meat substitute sausage


Tetilla Cheese Tray - V, GF
the infamous Spanish tetilla cheese served with grapes and gluten free crackers

Compota de manzanas sobre peras hervidas - GF, DF, V
spiced apple sauce served over poached pears. Contains apples, pears, almonds, ginger, rosewater, vegetable broth, cloves, cinnamon, ginger, sugar, cinnamon

Polvorones - GF, V
Spanish shortbread cookie. Contains gluten free flour, almonds, butter, sugar, cinnamon



Feast Menu

GF – no wheat flour or gluten containing flours were used in the production of these recipes.  It is possible for cross contamination to have occurred.

Allergy Alert:

Canola non stick cooking spray has been used on the pans for the turnip/rootibega dish and the honey almond cakes. Also, that sweet rice flour was used as a release aid for the honey almond cakes in addition to the canola cooking spray.

  • First Remove – England – heading out on the pilgrimage

    • Winter squash/Pumpkin soup – GF

      • Winter squash/pumpkin, onion, vegetable broth, verjuice, parmesan cheese, saffron, sweet spices

    • Bread (not GF)

  • Second Remove – France & Germany

    • Lentil Puree – GF

      • French green lentils, bouquet garni (parsley, sage, rosemary, thyme, basil etc), olive oil, saffron, parmesan cheese, eggs, salt and pepper

    • Buttered Wortes – GF

      • Spinach, cabbage, parsley, other available winter greens, butter & salt

    • Else Birgersdatter’s Meat Soup - GF

      • Chicken, bacon + fat, onion, wine vinegar, broth, currants, dried apple, dates, winter roots (carrots, turnip, potatoes etc), celery, ground clove, ground, mace, thyme, pepper, salt and bay leaf.

  • Third Remove – Germany & Italy

    • Roasted Apples and Cabbage – GF

      • Butter, garlic, onion, green apple, red cabbage, cloes, apple cider vinegar, salt and pepper

    • Pork Roast

      • Pork, marinated in blackberry wine and honey

    • Garnished Turnips

      • Cheddar cheese, turnips, pepper, mild spices (ginger, cinnamon, cloves) & butter

  • Forth Remove – Spain

    • Honey Almond Cake

      • Ground almond meal (blanched), honey, vanilla, eggs, baking soda, salt

    • Chocolate





Site Info:
Name: Cowichan Exhibition Grounds
7380 Trans Canada Hwy
Duncan, BC V9L 6B1

Directions to Site:

Last Event's Directions: Directions: Coming from Victoria - Head north on Highway 1, go through Duncan. Turn left at the set of lights at May Road (the next set of lights *after* Herd Road/Cowichan Lake turnoff). Coming from north of Duncan - Head south on Highway 1, turn right at the lights at May Road. Take Douglas St/Trans-Canada Hwy/BC-1 North follow Trans-Canada Hwy/BC-1 North through Duncan BC     67.5 km    Turn Left at Mays Rd. Destination will be on the right             Directions from Nanaimo: Take Trans-Canada Hwy/BC-1 south 45.9 km Turn right on Mays Rd.  

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