A Troute baked or minced.
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This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from The Second part of the good Hus-wiues Iewell (England, 1597), entitled "A Troute baked or minced.". [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:

A Troute baked or minced.. TAke a Troute and seeth him, the[n] take out all the bones, then mince it verie fine with thrée or foure dates minced with it, seasoning it with Ginger, and Sinamon, and a quantitie of Suger and Butter, put all these together, working them fast, the[n] take your fine paste, and cut it in thrée corner waies in a small bignesse, of foure or fiue coffins in a dish, the[n] lay your stuffe in them, close them, and so bake the[n] and in the seruing of the[n] baste the couers with a little butter, and then cast a little blaunch pouder on them, and so sarue it foorth.

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