.lviij. Payne foundewe.
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This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from Fourme of Curye [Rylands MS 7] (England, 1390), entitled ".lviij. Payne foundewe.". [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:

.lviij. Payne foundewe. Tak brede & frye hit in grece other in oyle, tak it up & lay it in gode wyne, grynde it with raysouns, tak hony & do it in a pot & cast therinne gleyre of ayroun with a litul water & bete hit wel to gyder with a sklyse, set it over the fyre & boyle hit, & whan the hatte arysith to gone over take it a doun & kele it & whan it is thus claryfyed do hit to that other with suger and spyces, salt it & loke it be stondyng, florysch hit with white colyaundre in confyt and serve hit forth.

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Payn Fondew. XX.II. XIX. Take brede and frye it in grece oþer in oyle, take it and lay it in rede wyne. grynde it with raisouns take hony and do it in a pot and cast þerinne gleyres of ayrenn wiþ a litel water and bete it wele togider with a sklyse. set it ouer the fires and boile it. and whan the hatte arisith to goon ouer, take it adoun and kele it, and whan it is þer clarified; do it to the oþere with sugur and spices. salt it and loke it be stondyng, florish it with white coliaundre in confyt. [Forme of Cury]

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Searchable index of "Fourme of Curye [Rylands MS 7]". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?fourm:58>. Accessed on June 4, 2020, 11:50 pm.

Searchable index of "Forme of Cury". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?forme:58>. Accessed on June 4, 2020, 11:50 pm.

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