A Pie (Mukhabbazah) of Lamb
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Introduction
This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from An Anonymous Andalusian Cookbook (Andalusia, 13th c. - Charles Perry, trans.), entitled "A Pie (Mukhabbazah) of 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
The original text of the recipe is as follows:

A Pie (Mukhabbazah) of Lamb. Make meatballs of lamb with all the spices and flavorings, beat them with eggwhite, and put into the pot a spoonful of oil, cilantro juice, a spoonful of onion juice and half a spoonful of murri, and pepper, cinnamon, Chinese cinnamon, a handful of pine-nuts, coriander, a little caraway and a spoonful of water. Cook until the meatballs stiffen, and cook the sauce and boil two eggs in it, then cover [the contents of the pot with eggs and breadcrumbs] and take it out to the hearthstone until [the egg layer] wrinkles. Knead a dough with white flour, water and oil. Prepare a pie crust of this, and put in the meatballs and the boiled eggs, after splitting, and put the filling inside this, and cover it with a sheet of dough made in the same manner. Fasten it closed and send it to the oven until it is done, and present it, God willing.



Related Recipes
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MUTTON PASTIES. Chopped very small with scallions. [Le Menagier de Paris]

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

pies
sheep
oil
onions
pepper
cinnamon
pine_nuts
nuts
coriander
caraway
eggs
flour


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Procedure
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Bibliography

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Searchable index of "An Anonymous Andalusian Cookbook". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?anony:92>. Accessed on August 22, 2019, 5:42 am.

Searchable index of "Le Menagier de Paris". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?menag:355>. Accessed on August 22, 2019, 5:42 am.




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