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This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from Ancient Cookery [Arundel 334] (England, 1425), entitled "Frissure". [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:

Frissure. Take hares hilt, and wasshe hom in brothe of beef with alle the blode, and boyle the blode, and skym hit wel, and then parboyle the hares, and chope hom, and frie hom in faire grees, and caste hom into a pot, and let hom boyle ensemble (together); and put therto onyons mynced, clowes, maces, pynes, and reifynges of corance, and draw up chippes of bred with wyne, and put therto; and also pouder of pepur, ande of canel, and sugre, and colour hit with saffron: ande in the fettynge doun alay (mix) hit with a lytel vynegur, and serve hit forthe.

Related Recipes
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Farsure. Tak freysch pork soden hew it smal tak yelkes of eren & meng with al force it with poudre swete it with sugre do ther to maces qwibebis & clowes al hole colour it with saffron do it in the chykennys than boyle hem & tak hem up rost hem with gres if it be nede. [Recipes from John Crophill's Commonplace Book]

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The original recipe calls for the following ingredients: [edit this list as appropriate]


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pynes: Pine nuts.
corance: Raisins made from corinth grapes (a.k.a currants).
canel: Cassia (Cinnamomum cassia - Sold as "cinnamon" in the United States). Possibly cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylenicum) as well.

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Searchable index of "Ancient Cookery [Arundel 334]". Medieval Cookery.
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Searchable index of "Recipes from John Crophill's Commonplace Book". Medieval Cookery.
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