LXXXV To make ravioli
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LXXXV To make ravioli. If you want to make ravioli, take the cheese and take of it the salt, and add dry grated cheese, and boil asoperse.

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31 To make ravioli. Take spinach and blanch it as if you were making cooked spinach, and chop it small. Take approximately one handful, when it is chopped, cheese or meat from a chicken or capon that was boiled or roasted. Then take twice as much cheese as herb, or of chicken an equal amount, and beat two or three eggs into it and make a good dough, put salt and pepper into it and make a dough with good flour, as if you would make a tart, and when you have made little flat cakes of dough then put a small ball of filling on the edge of the flat cake and form it into a dumpling. And press it together well along the edges and place it in broth and let it cook about as long as for a soft-boiled egg. The meat should be finely chopped and the cheese finely grated. [Das Kuchbuch der Sabina Welserin]

Ravioli. Get a pound and a half of old cheese and a little new creamy cheese, and a pound of porkbelly or loin of veal that should be boiled until well cooked, then grind it up well; get well ground fragrant herbs, pepper, cloves, ginger and saffron, adding in a well ground breast of a capon, and mix in all of this together; make a thin dough and wrap nut-sized amounts of the mixture in it; set these ravioli to cook in the fat broth of a capon or of some other good meat, with a little saffron, and let the m boil for half and hour; then dish them out, garnishing them with a mixture of grated cheese and good spices. [The Neapolitan recipe collection]

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Searchable index of "Due Libri di Cucina - Libro B". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?libri:54>. Accessed on August 9, 2020, 6:53 am.

Searchable index of "Das Kuchbuch der Sabina Welserin". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?kuchb:31>. Accessed on August 9, 2020, 6:53 am.

Searchable index of "The Neapolitan recipe collection". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?neapo:10>. Accessed on August 9, 2020, 6:53 am.

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