95. Wilt du heidinische haubt (How you want to make Saracen head)
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Introduction
This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from Ein Buch von guter spise (Germany, ca. 1345 - Alia Atlas, trans.), entitled "95. Wilt du heidinische haubt (How you want to make Saracen head)". [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:

95. Wilt du heidinische haubt (How you want to make Saracen head). (This is a Turk's head recipe. See Curye On Inglysch.) Die heidenische haubt gemaht einen schoenen fladen von fleische. von vierteil hüenern wol gestrauwet. würfeleht epfele drin gesniten. und würtzez genue wol. und mengez mit eyern. und schiuzez in eynen ofen. und daz es werde gebacken. und leg ez uf ein schiben swene starcke spizze drin als einen vinger drin gestecket. ein bastel kopf druf gesetzet mit hüenren wol gefüllet. kalbes haubt drin gesoten geleit gantz uf einen rost wol beslagen mit eiern. daz es schoene werde von saffrane. gesetzet uf einen fladen und eyers totern herte drin gestozzen. in sin munt blumen gesniten won wizzen eiern wol gestrauwet in die haubt cleine gebacken. kuthen an spizze gestozzen. umme den fladen wol besetzet.

(For) the saracen head, a fine fladen of meat (is) made. From a quarter chicken well strewn. Diced apples therein cut. And spice it well enough. And mix it with eggs. And shove it in a oven, and that it will bake. And lay it on a sheet. Two strong spits therein as a finger therein stuck. A bastel head thereon set with chicken well filled. A calf head boiled therein, directed whole on a roast well covered with eggs, (so) that it fine will be from saffron. Set it on a fladen. And with hard egg yolks therein pushed. In his mouth, flowers cut from egg whites, well strewn in the head. Small baked cakes on spits pushed about the fladen well trimmed.



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Materials
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chicken
apples
eggs
calf
saffron
yolks
flowers


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Procedure
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Bibliography

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Searchable index of "Ein Buch von guter spise". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?buchv:100>. Accessed on November 20, 2019, 5:45 am.




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