Gurnard or rochet
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This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from A Noble Boke off Cookry (England, 1468), entitled "Gurnard or rochet". [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 boile gurnard or rochet draw a gurnard at the belly and tak out the sound and the resset and slit the pok shave it clene and let it hang by then wesche it and mak the sauce of water and salt and when it boilithe skom it clene and put in the fisshe and when it is sodden tak it up with a scomer and serue it with sauce guinger.

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gurnard: Gurnard. Any of a number of species of fish that crawl over the ocean floor using highly developed pectoral fins.

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