This is from To the King's Taste. Cubebs are the fruit of a vine belonging to the same family as that which produces the familiar black, white and green peppercorns (Piper nigrum). (From The Aroma Therapy Bible)
. I used peppercorns as a substitute.
This is from To the Queen's Taste. For this, I used boneless chicken, just because it would be easier for my guests. And I used a commercially produced pie shell because I suck at making pie crust. This was really, really good.