17 - To make a paste to keep you moist
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Introduction
This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from Delights for Ladies (England, 1609), entitled "17 - To make a paste to keep you moist". [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:

17 - To make a paste to keep you moist, if you list not to drink oft; which Ladies use to carry with them when they ride abroad. Take halfe a pound of Damaske prunes, and a quartern of dates: stone them both, and beat them in a mortar with one warden being rosted, or else a slice of old marmelade: and so print it in your moulds and dry it after you have drawne bread: put Ginger into it, and you may serve it at a banquet.



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

pastry
prunes
dates
pears
bread
ginger


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Procedure
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Bibliography

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Searchable index of "Delights for Ladies". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?delig:17>. Accessed on September 25, 2018, 5:35 am.




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