To bake a Swan
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Introduction
This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from A NEVV BOOKE of Cookerie (England, 1615), entitled "To bake a Swan". [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 bake a Swan. SCald it, and take out the bones: then parboyle it, and season it well with Pepper, Salt, and Ginger. Then Lard it, and put it in a deepe Coffin of Rye paste with store of Butter. Let it soake well, when you take it out of the Ouen put in more Butter moulten at the venthole.



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Materials
The original recipe calls for the following ingredients: [edit this list as appropriate]

swan
bones
pepper
salt
ginger
lard
pie_crust
rye
pastry
butter


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Procedure
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Bibliography

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Searchable index of "A NEVV BOOKE of Cookerie". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?nevvb:45>. Accessed on October 21, 2019, 12:52 am.




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