Another sort
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This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from Ouverture de Cuisine (France, 1604 - Daniel Myers, trans.), entitled "Another sort". [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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Another sort. Take an udder of beef that has been well cooked, & chop it well small with four ounces of grease: then take three ounces of parmesan, half an ounce of cinnamon, a little pepper, & two ounces of currants that have been boiled, then make little long raviolis the length of three fingers & no thicker than a finger, & turn there like a ring, & wet them at the ends with beaten egg, finally make them hold together, then put them to boil like ravioli, & serve them with boiled capon or a piece of boiled mutton, & put thereon with fat broth, & a little cinnamon thereon, & serve so.

Related Recipes
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Of another sort. Take the white bread dough of a baker, that the dough has risen, & make the dough long, that it is not more thick than half a little finger, & longer than a hand, & grease it well with melted butter, & dust it with powdered sugar, & roll the dough the one against the other, & cut this dough the length of two fingers, & flatten the dough with your hand, & put it on a greased paper, & sugar on top, & put it to cook into the oven, when cooked, sprinkle with sugar & cinnamon on top, serve in three or four to a plate. [Ouverture de Cuisine]

Another sort. Take the same chopped fish, & put two egg yolks in before the fish is fried, & make this fish into small pellets like in stews, & put to stew with a little water & wine, & butter, some mint, & marjoram, & serve as seven or eight on a plate. [Ouverture de Cuisine]

Another sort. Put to boil beef marrow, a little grated white bread, when on the fire a little quarter hour, put therein sugar & cinnamon, six egg yolks, beaten with wine that is in the plate, & mix it with the drippings, & serve so. [Ouverture de Cuisine]

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