Breme in comfit
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This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from A Noble Boke off Cookry (England, 1468), entitled "Breme in comfit". [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 dight breme in comfet tak and sethe a freche breme tille he be enoughe then grind it in a mortair and temper it with almond mylk and drawe it throwe a stren in to a pott put ther to suger pouder of pepper canelle clowes and guingere and boile it then tak it out of the pot and put it into alynclothe and pres out the thyn then tak the ribbes of a bore and couch them along through the leske and serue one or ij in a disshe.

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breme: A general term for a number of species of freshwater and saltwater fish.

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