Baronial Awards – The Hester Spoon

Winner(s) of the Barony’s annual culinary competition held at Angels Anniversary. The first-ever Hester Spoon cooking competition appears to have occurred at an Angels event on October 13, 1973, won by Lady Tyra Stuart of Moray. Beginning in 2004(?), the previous winner selected the next year’s theme. 2009 was the first year in which both an SCA and post-SCA period winner was chosen.

10/13/73: Theme? – Tyra Stuart of Moray
10/05/74: Fruit Pies & Tarts – Winner?
10/04/75: Open Category (any dish) – Dana of Coleraine (Herbed Bread)
10/02/76: Carrots – Giesele Hildegaard of the Mystic Dragon
10/01/77: Theme?Winner?
10/01/78: Fruit & Nuts – Winner?
09/25/79: Mushrooms – Winner?
09/00/80: Theme?Winner?
09/00/81: Middle Eastern Main Dish – Winner?
09/26/82: Mushrooms – Winner?
09/26/83: Theme?Winner?
09/26/84: Theme?Winner?
09/26/85: Theme?Winner?
09/27/86: Theme?Winner?
09/26/87: Spices – Winner?
09/26/88: Theme?Winner?
09/26/89: Theme?Winner?
09/26/90: Theme?Winner?
09/26/91: Theme?Winner?
09/26/92: Theme?Winner?
09/26/93: Theme?Winner?
09/26/94: Theme?Winner?
09/26/95: Theme?Winner?
09/26/96: Theme?Winner?
09/26/97: Theme?Winner?
09/26/98: Theme?Winner?
09/25/99: Theme?Winner?
09/23/00: Theme?Winner?
09/22/01: Theme?Winner?
09/07/02: Theme?Winner?
09/06/03: Theme?Winner?
09/11/04: Nuts – Winner?
09/10/05: Theme? – Muiriath mac Labhruinn
09/30/06: Almonds – Winner?
09/26/07: Theme?Winner?
09/13/08: Cheese – Mairghread nic Chlurain
09/12/09: Apples – Catherine Aimeri de Winter (SCA period) & ? (post-SCA period)
09/11/10: Pears – Maud of the Well (SCA period) & Malie Arbuthnott (post-SCA period)
09/10/11: Honey – Rutilia Fausta (SCA period) & ? (post-SCA period)
09/08/12: Dates – Asakura Mashime (SCA period) & Courtney of the White Meadow (post-SCA period)
09/14/13: Apples – Zosime Pompeiana (Maud of the Well) (SCA period) & Cora Thorinsdottir (post-SCA period)
09/13/14: Thyme – Rutilia Fausta (SCA period) & Rayne Archer of Annan (post-SCA period)
09/16: – Thorbjorn Iversson
09/12/15: Cucumber – Thorbjorn Ivarsson
09/10/16: Almonds – Thorbjorn Iversson (Period) & Rayne Archer of Annan (post-SCA period)
9/7/17: Honey – Zosime Pompeiana (Period) & Mealia Caimbeul (post-SCA period)

 

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