190. Sturgeon in crust, which is pike
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This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from Libre del Coch (Spain, 1520 - Robin Carroll-Mann, trans.), entitled "190. Sturgeon in crust, which is pike". [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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190. Sturgeon in crust, which is pike. After cleaning and washing the sturgeon well, make it into round pieces of two fingers in thickness, and put it in the crust with its spices, which are long pepper, and a little ginger, and salt, all ground, and cast on top of the sturgeon; and put the said pieces in your empanadas with all your preparation; and let it go to the oven. And if they wish to eat it cold, remove the broth. And if they wish to eat it hot, cast in a little orange juice and a little pepper. And before it goes to the oven, cast in a little oil.

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To make Sturgeon pie. Take a slice of Sturgeon three fingers in size, & make it well boiled to draw the scales back, then take cloves of gillyflowers, & plant them into the fish on three sides, then put therein nutmeg, pepper, cinnamon, whole laurel leaves, & chopped marjoram, & butter enough: then make a sauce of toasted white bread that is very red without burning, & temper with chaffing wine, & pass through a strainer, put sugar enough therein, & set it to boil, that the sauce is thick, when the pie is cooked cast the sauce thereon. [Ouverture de Cuisine]

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Searchable index of "Libre del Coch". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?libre:190>. Accessed on July 5, 2020, 6:01 am.

Searchable index of "Ouverture de Cuisine". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?ouver:92>. Accessed on July 5, 2020, 6:01 am.

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