Pertuche stewed
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The Source Recipe
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To stewe a pertuche or a wod cok and draw them and wesshe them clene and chope them with hole clowes and peper and couche them in an erthen pot put ther to dates mynced gret raisins of corans wyne and swet brothe salt it and cover the pot and set it on the fyer when it is enoughe sesson it with pouder of guinger and venygar and colour it with saffron and serue it.

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Partrich stwed. Take faire mighti broth of beef or of Mutton when hit is boyled ynow, and streyn hit thorgh a streynour, and put hit into an erthen potte, And take a good quantite of wyne, as hit were half a pynte, And take partrich, cloues, Maces, and hole peper, and cast in-to the potte, and lete boile wel togidre; And whan the partrich ben ynogh, take the potte from the fuyre, and then take faire brede kutte in thyn browes, and couche hem in a faire chargour, and ley the partrich on loft; And take powder of Ginger, salt, and hard yolkes of egges mynced, and caste into the broth, and powre the broth vppon the partrich into the chargeour, and serue it forth, but late hit be colored with saffron. []

xviij - Pertrich stewyde. Take fayre mary, (Note: Marrow. No. 28, in Douce MS., has my3ty brothe) brothe of Beef or of Motoun, an whan it is wyl sothyn, take the brothe owt of the potte, an strayne it thorw a straynour, an put it on an erthen potte; than take a gode quantyte of wyne, as thow it were half, an put ther-to; than take the pertryche, an stuffe hym wyth hole pepir, an merw, (Note: Marrow) an than sewe the ventys of the pertriche, an take clowys an maces, and hole pepir, an caste it in-to the potte, an let it boyle to-gederys; an whan the pertryche is boylid y-now, take the potte of the fyre, an whan thou schalt serue hym forth, caste in-to the potte powder gyngere, salt, safron, an serue forth. []

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