Friday, September 28, 2007

St Michael's Eve, or Michaelmas Eve

Today according to Australian Eastern Standard Time when this item was posted
In Celtic cultures such as that of Scotland, bonfires were burned tonight, and the traditional meal was roast lamb, the eating of which was followed by singing and dancing.

A special cake (bannock) was baked, called Struan Micheil (St Michael Bannock; St Michael Cake; Struan Michael; St Michael Bread; Struan Michel; St Michael's Bannock; St Michael's Cake; St Michael's Bread) made of oats, barley and rye (the fruits of the harvest), for eating tomorrow on St Michael's Day. Here's one bannock recipe, and lots more ...

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