To make a tarte that is a courage to a man or woman
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Introduction
This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from The Good Housewife's Jewell (England, 1596), entitled "To make a tarte that is a courage to a man or woman". [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:

To make a tarte that is a courage to a man or woman. Take twoo Quinces, and twoo or three Burre rootes, and a potaton, and pare your Potaton, and scrape your rootes and put them into a quart of wine, and let them boyle till they bee tender, & put in an ounce of Dates, and when they be boyled tender, Drawe them through a strainer, wine and all, and then put in the yolkes of eight Egges, and the braynes of three or foure cocke Sparrowes, and straine them into the other, and a little Rose Water, and seeth them all with suger, Cinamon and Gynger, and Cloues and mace, and put in a little sweet butter, and set it vpon a chafingdish of coles betweene two platters, and so let it boyle till it be something bigge.



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Materials
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pies
tarts
quince
wine
dates
yolks
eggs
chicken
sparrows
roses
sugar
cinnamon
ginger
cloves
mace
butter
worts


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quinces:


Procedure
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Bibliography

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Searchable index of "The Good Housewife's Jewell". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?goodh:98>. Accessed on April 2, 2020, 11:18 am.




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