To mak eles in Bruet
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This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from A Noble Boke off Cookry (England, 1468), entitled "To mak eles in Bruet". [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
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To mak eles in bruet tak eles culpond and boile them with mynced onyons padley and saige and draw it with whit bred and wyne put ther to pouder of pepper canelle and salt and serue it.

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Eles in bruet. Take eles and cut hom in peces, and wassh hom, and do hom in a pot, and do therto watur and wyn, and onyons mynced, and sage and parsel, and let hit boyle; and take crustes of bredde, and stepe hom in the brothe, and drawe hom up with wyne, and do hit in the pot, and pouder of pepur, and colour hit with saffron, and serve hit forth. [Ancient Cookery [Arundel 334]]

XV - FOR TO MAKE ELYS IN BRUET. They schul be flayn and ket in gobett' and sodyn and grynd peper and safroun other myntys and persele and bred and ale and temper it wyth the broth and boyle it and serve it forth. [Forme of Cury]

Elys in bruet. þey schul be flayn & ket in gobettes & sodyn; and grynd peper & safroun, oþer myntys & persele, & bred & ale, & temper it wyþ þe broþ & boyle it & serue it forþ. [MS Douce 257]

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