Eles in grave
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This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from Ancient Cookery [Arundel 334] (England, 1425), entitled "Eles in grave". [insert a brief description of dish here, possibly including any or all of the following: characteristics of the final dish, when or how it might have been served, and why you selected it]

The Source Recipe
The original text of the recipe is as follows:

Eles in grave. Take almondes, and grinde hom, and drawe hom up with swete wyn, and put hit into a pot; and do therto hole culpons of eles, and clowes, and maces, and raifynges of corance, and pynes, and ginger mynced, and let hit boyle, and colour hit with faunders ; and in the settynge doun do therto a lytel vynegur, medelet with pouder of canelle, and serve hit forthe.

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Eles in grave. Take almonde mylk and draw hit up with swete wyne, or white wyne, or with clene water, and put hit into a pot, and cast therto sugre, or elles honey clarified; and cast in therto hole culpons of eles clene wasshen, and then clowes, maces, pynes, raisynges of corance, ginger mynced ; ande when hit is mynced in the settynge doune do therto a lytel vynegur; and in the dressynge save the culpons hole; and serve hit forth. [Ancient Cookery [Arundel 334]]

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corance: Raisins made from corinth grapes (a.k.a currants).
pynes: Pine nuts.

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Searchable index of "Ancient Cookery [Arundel 334]". Medieval Cookery.
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