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

Murre to potage. Take almondes and grynde hom, and tempur hit up with brothe of beeff, and do hit in a pot, and take porke sothen and bray hit, or the braune of hennes or of capons, and do hit in the pot, and let hit boyle and thyck hit with floure of rysc, that hit be welle stondynge (fiiff), and colour hit with saunders and saffron depe, and put therto powder of greynes and sugur, and flour of canell; and in the setting downe, stur hit well togedur, and dresse hit up, and strawe above rede anys in confeit.

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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.
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