To make a tart of quince
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Introduction
This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from Ouverture de Cuisine (France, 1604 - Daniel Myers, trans.), entitled "To make a tart of quince". [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 make a tart of quince. Take the quince preserved in sugar, cut into slices, then take a dozen dates well washes, & cut into slices, then take four egg yolks beaten with a voir of Malmsie or Spanish wine, & put two ounces of sugar, a quarter ounce of cinnamon, a nutmeg, & mix all together with four ounces of melted butter, for the cover cut the paste with the spur, and make as above like a lattice for the cover, & put it to cook.



Related Recipes
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107 To make a quince tart. Take quinces and cook them well and strain it and put sugar, cinnamon and strong wine thereon. Apple and pear tarts are made in the same way. [Das Kuchbuch der Sabina Welserin]

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Materials
The original recipe calls for the following ingredients: [edit this list as appropriate]

tarts
quince
sugar
dates
eggs
yolks
wine
cinnamon
nutmeg
butter
pastry


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quince: A close relative of the apple, with a hard, fragrant fruit (Cydonia oblonga).


Procedure
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Bibliography

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Searchable index of "Ouverture de Cuisine". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?ouver:42>. Accessed on February 27, 2020, 1:44 pm.

Searchable index of "Das Kuchbuch der Sabina Welserin". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?kuchb:107>. Accessed on February 27, 2020, 1:44 pm.




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