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

Conynges in grave. Take conynges and parboyle hom, and chop hom on gobettes, and do hom in a pot, and fethe hom in gode brothe; then take almondes and grynde hom, and drawe hom up wyth brothe of beef, and do hit in a pot, and let hit boyle; and and do thi conynges therto, and take the broth and streyne hit thurgh a streynour into the pot to the mylke, and to the conynges, and do therto clowes, and maces, and pynes, and sugur; and coloure hit with faunders, and saffron, and bastarde, and powder of canell medelet togedur, or other wyne, and make hit a steyned colour; and in the settyng doune do therto a lytel vynegur, and serve hit forthe.

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Conynges in grave. Take conynges parboyled, and chop hom in gobettes, and drawe up a thik almonde mylk, with brothe of beef, and boyle hit, and cast in therto the conynges chopped, and clowes, maces, pynes, reisynges of corance, and when hit is nygh boyled cast in sugre; and in the fettynge doune put therto a lytel vynegur, and serve hit forthe. And if thow wyl make the grave steyned (coloured), put into the same pot saunders, saffron, and pouder of canel drawne up with wyne, and in the fettynge doune cast therto pouder of ginger, and serve hit forthe. [Ancient Cookery [Arundel 334]]

.xxvj. Conynges in gravey. Take counynges, smyte hem on pecys perboile hem & drawe hem with a gode broth with almaundes y blaunched & brayed, do therinne suger & poudour ginger & the flesch ther with flourer hit with suger & with poudour ginger. [Fourme of Curye [Rylands MS 7]]

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pynes: Pine nuts.

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Searchable index of "Ancient Cookery [Arundel 334]". Medieval Cookery.
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Searchable index of "Fourme of Curye [Rylands MS 7]". Medieval Cookery.
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