Warden pie

a pie made of warden pears.
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For Stratford Food Festival, quirky food historian Seren Evans-Charrington wanted to recreate Warden pie, a 14th century recipe referred to by Shakespeare in The Winter's Tale, and Quince pastries, from Romeo and Juliet.
For Stratford Food Festival, quirky food historian Seren Evans-Charrington wanted to recreate Warden pie, a 14th Century recipe referred to by Shakespeare in The Winter's Tale as well as quince pastries from Romeo and Juliet The Staffordshire-born professional cook and educator, who runs her own business, Bubbling Stove, in Bwych-llan, near Lampeter, Wales, was determined to use authentic ingredients.
At demonstrations on Saturday and Sunday, Seren is recreating a 14th-century dish, Warden Pie, a rich, saffron coloured pastry case filled with pears and spices.
She will be cooking Shakespeareinspired recipes at the Stratford-upon-Avon Food FestivaI on September 14 and 15 and says there are lots of food references in the writer's works like Warden Pie - filled with pears and spices in a rich, saffron-coloured pastry case - which is mentioned in both Romeo And Juliet and The Winter's Tale.
I must have saffron to colour the warden pies; mace; dates?--none, that's out of my note; nutmegs, seven; a race or two of ginger, but that I may beg; four pound of prunes, and as many of raisins o' the sun."