How to bake a Lamprey.
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This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from A Book of Cookrye (England, 1591), entitled "How to bake a Lamprey.". [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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How to bake a Lamprey. When you have fleied and washed it clean, season it with Pepper, and salt, and make a light Gallandine and put to it good store of butter, and after this sort you must make your gallandine. Take white bread tostes and lay them in steep in Claret wine, or else in vergious, & so strain them with vinagre, and make it somewhat thin, and put sugar, Sinamon and ginger, and boyle it on a Chafing dish of coles, this Galandine being not too thicke, put it into your pye of Lampreye, and after this sort shall you bake Porpos or Puffins.

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To bake a Lawmpray. Recipe & make a rownd cophyn of past; þan tak a fresh lawmpray & lat hym blode. Þan take brown brede and stepe it in vynegre, & lat þe lawmpray dy in his awn blode, & strene þe brede & þe vinegre; þan take þe blode & powdyr of canell, & cast þerto til it browne, & cast þerto powder of peper & salt, & wyne, a lityl, þat it be not to strong of þe vinegre; & skald þe lawmpray & payr hym clene, & cowch hym in þe cophyn & couer it with a lyd safe a lityl hole. At þe hole blow in with þi mowth a gode blast of wynd, & sodainely stop þe hole [þ]at þe wynd may abide þerin, & rayse vp þe cophyn þat it fall not down; & when it is a lityll hard prik it, & lat it bake enogh, & serof of it forth cold; & when þe lawmpray is enogh tak it oute of þe owen. [Thomas Awkbarow's Recipes (MS Harley 5401)]

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Searchable index of "A Book of Cookrye". Medieval Cookery.
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