To make pike in the Hungarian style
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This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from Ouverture de Cuisine (France, 1604 - Daniel Myers, trans.), entitled "To make pike in the Hungarian style". [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 make pike in the Hungarian style. Take a pike that has been well scaled & wash, then take onions & apples cut into slices, & fry them in butter, that the butter does not blacken, & put it on the pike, then take peeled almonds & cut the length by little pieces, & put them with, & sugar & cinnamon, nutmeg, & saffron, a little salt, & put them to stew well.

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191 To prepare a pike in a Hungarian sauce. Take the pike and skin it and divide it into pieces. Take good wine, finely chopped apples and let them cook together about a half of a quarter of an hour. Then lay the pike therein and let it cook and season it with about eight lemons and some sharp vinegar and color it yellow. And let it cook until it is done. [Das Kuchbuch der Sabina Welserin]

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Searchable index of "Ouverture de Cuisine". Medieval Cookery.
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Searchable index of "Das Kuchbuch der Sabina Welserin". Medieval Cookery.
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