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This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from Forme of Cury (England, 1390), entitled "SOOLES IN CYNEE". [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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SOOLES IN CYNEE. C. XIX. Take Sooles and hylde hem, seeþ hem in water, smyte hem on pecys and take away the fynnes. take oynouns iboiled & grynde the fynnes þerwith and brede. drawe it up with the self broth. do þerto powdour fort, safroun & hony clarified with salt, seeþ it alle yfere. broile the sooles & messe it in dysshes & lay the sewe above. & serue forth.

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.Cxvij. Sooles in cyvee. Take sooles & hyld hem, seeth hem in water, smyte hem on pecys & take a way the fynnes, take oynouns y boyled & grynde the fynnes ther with & brede, drawe hit up with the self broth, do ther to poudour fort, safroun, hony claryfied with salt seeth hit al y fere, broyle the sooles & messe hit in dysches, & lay the sew above and serve hit forth. [Fourme of Curye [Rylands MS 7]]

Soles in cyne. Take soles, and flee hom, and wash hom in water, then fethe hom in faire water, and as thai byn sothen (when they are boiled), take of the fynnes, and take onyons sothen, and bred stepet in the brothe, and grinde al this in a morter, and drawe hit up with the self broth in vynegur and wyn, and do therto gode pouder and sake, and colour hit with saffron, and sethe hit, and then dresse thi fyssh in a faire vessel, and do thi fewe above, and so serve hit forthe. [Ancient Cookery [Arundel 334]]

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Searchable index of "Forme of Cury". Medieval Cookery.
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Searchable index of "Fourme of Curye [Rylands MS 7]". Medieval Cookery.
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Searchable index of "Ancient Cookery [Arundel 334]". Medieval Cookery.
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