Eles in brasill
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This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from Ancient Cookery [Arundel 334] (England, 1425), entitled "Eles in brasill". [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
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Eles in brasill. Take gode fat eles, and scthe hom al hole, and when thai byn sothen, take of the fyssh from the bones, and do hit in a morter, and dates, parboylet therwith, and grinde hit smalle; and do therto the lyver of codlynge sothen, or of other gode 2$2 fyssh, and when hit is grounden, tempur hit up with almonde mylk, and do it in a pot, and let hit boyle; and do therto sugur, and pouder of elowes, and of maces, and make hit stondynge (stiff) with floure of rys, and colour hit with saffron and saunders, and dresse hit forthe in leches (flices), and cast theron sugur and gynger mynced.

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Eles in Brasyle. Take eles clene wasshen, and scthe hom al hole; and when thai byn sothen flippe of al the fisshe from the bone thurgh thyne honde, and cast hit in a morter, and bray hit with thik almonde mylke, and with dates scalded, and clene wasshen, and with the lyver of codlynges sothen and braied thcr amonge; and then cast al into a faire pot, and put therto ginger and pouder of clowes, and saunders, and saffron, and make hit stondynge withe floure of rys, and dresse hit up'on leches, and make a drage of sugre, and of pouder of ginger mynced, and strewe aboven theron, and serve hit forthe. [Ancient Cookery [Arundel 334]]

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saunders: Saunders, also known as Red Sandalwood (Pterocarpus santalinus). Used as a red colorant.

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Searchable index of "Ancient Cookery [Arundel 334]". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?ancie:106>. Accessed on April 2, 2020, 11:13 am.

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