To boyle a Capon in Rice
Prepared for [event name] on [date]
by [name]


Introduction
This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from A NEVV BOOKE of Cookerie (England, 1615), entitled "To boyle a Capon in Rice". [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 boyle a Capon in Rice. BOyle a Capon in Salt and water, and if you like it, you may put into a faire Cloth, a handfull of Oatmeale: then take a quarter of a pound of Rice, and steepe it in faire water, and so halfe boyle it: then straine the Rice through a Cullinder: then boyle the Rice in a Pipkin, with a quart of Milke: put in halfe an ounce of large Mace, halfe a pound of Sugar: boyle it well, but not ouer thicke, put in a little Rosewater: blaunch halfe a pound of Almonds, and beate them in a Morter, with a little Creame and Rosewater: beat them fine, and straine them into a Pipkin by it selfe. Then take vp your Capon, and set your Almonds a little against the fire. Garnish your Dish as you thinke fit, and lay in your Capon, and put your Rice handsomely vpon the Capon, and then the broth vpon the Rice.



Related Recipes
While interpreting this recipe, I also considered the following recipes that appear to be related:
[edit as appropriate - note that this section should be left out if no related recipes can be found]

[if desired and applicable, add notes here about significant commonalities or differences between the main recipe and any similar ones]


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

chicken
rice
oatmeale
rosewater
nut


[if desired and applicable, add notes here about the ingredients - if any substitutions were made, explain why - also note what quantities were used for each ingredient and, if possible, why]


Procedure
[include a paragraph or two describing the steps taken in preparing the recipe - if applicable, describe any differences between the process in the original source and that used in the re-creation, along with the reason for the deviation]

[add any information about any necessary equipment - if applicable, note when the equipment differed from that used in the medieval period, and explain why the original wasn't used]


Bibliography

[Replace citations with those from books where appropriate and/or possible. Make sure any links work, and that the referenced text is presented accurately]

Searchable index of "A NEVV BOOKE of Cookerie". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?nevvb:91>. Accessed on December 11, 2017, 10:17 am.




Home : Recipes : Menus : Search : Books : FAQ : Contact