Ffraunt hemelle
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This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from A Noble Boke off Cookry (England, 1468), entitled "Ffraunt hemelle". [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 fraunt hemele tak and swinge eggs and cow creme togedure put it to grated bred pepper guinger clowes and saffron then mynce swet flesshe and fill the bage ther with and sow it and boile it welle and rost it on a gredirn and serue it.

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For fraunche mele. Take swongene eyrene in bassyne clene, And kreme of mylke þat is so schene, And myyd bred, þou put þer to, And powder of peper er þou more do. Coloure hit with safrone in hast, And kremelyd sewet of schepe on last, And fylle þy bagge þat is so gode, And sew hit fast, Syr, for þo rode. Whenne hit is soþun, þou schalt hit leche, And broyle hyt on gredel, as I þe teche. [Liber cure cocorum [Sloane MS 1986]]

XV - FOR TO MAKE AFRONCHEMOYLE. Nym eyren wyth al the wyte and myse bred and schepys talwe as gret as dyses grynd peper and safroun and cast therto and do hit in the schepis wombe seth it wel and dresse it forthe of brode leches thynne. [Forme of Cury]

xxvj - Frawnchemyle. Nym Eyroun with the whyte, and gratid Brede, and chepis talow, Also grete as dyse; nym Pepir, Safroun, and grynd alle to-gederys, and do in the wombe of the chepe, that is, the mawe; and sethe hem wyl, and serue forth. [Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books]

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Searchable index of "A Noble Boke off Cookry". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?noble:243>. Accessed on July 5, 2020, 9:41 pm.

Searchable index of "Liber cure cocorum [Sloane MS 1986]". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?liber:88>. Accessed on July 5, 2020, 9:41 pm.

Searchable index of "Forme of Cury". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?forme:210>. Accessed on July 5, 2020, 9:41 pm.

Searchable index of "Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?twofi:179>. Accessed on July 5, 2020, 9:41 pm.

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