Roast Lamb
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This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from An Anonymous Andalusian Cookbook (Andalusia, 13th c. - Charles Perry, trans.), entitled "Roast Lamb". [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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Roast Lamb. Take a skinned lamb, clean the inside, as in the preceding; gather the innards, after cleaning, cover [literally, "bend"] them with grease and wrap up in fine gut; then stuff the inside of the lamb with small birds and starlings, fried and stuffed as was explained before; sew it up, put in a tajine large enough to hold it and pour on it the sauce, according to the preceding, with cilantro juice and oil; put it in the oven and leave it until it is done, take it out and present it.

Related Recipes
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Flank of Lamb Roast in the Oven. Take a medium-sized pot and put in it some water and half a spoon of vinegar ... [one and a half lines blank in the manuscript] [An Anonymous Andalusian Cookbook]

Roast mutton. Eat it with fine salt, Cameline [Sauce] or verjuice. [Le Viandier de Taillevent]

Roast Mutton in a little salt or with verjuice and vinegar. The shoulder is first spitted and turned before the fire until the grease has melted away, then larded with parsley: and not too soon for two reasons, one being because it is easier for the larding, the other because if you lard it too soon, the parsley will burn before the shoulder is done. [Le Menagier de Paris]

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Searchable index of "An Anonymous Andalusian Cookbook". Medieval Cookery.
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Searchable index of "Le Viandier de Taillevent". Medieval Cookery.
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Searchable index of "Le Menagier de Paris". Medieval Cookery.
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