Peris in Comfytt
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Introduction
This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from Thomas Awkbarow's Recipes (MS Harley 5401) (England, 15th century)
[based on a concordance], entitled "Peris in Comfytt". [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:

Peris in Comfytt. Recipe perys & payr þam clene; take gode rede wyne & mulberys or sawndyrs. Seth þe parys þerin, & whan þai bene sodyn wele take þam vp & make a syrup of vernage or of oþer swete wyne, with blawnchyd powdyr or with sugur, & do þerto þe peres, & serof.



Related Recipes
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PEERES IN CONFYT. XX.VI. XII. Take peeres and pare hem clene. take gode rede wyne & mulberes oþer saundres and seeþ þe peeres þerin & whan þei buth ysode, take hem up, make a syryp of wyne greke. oþer vernage with blaunche powdour oþer white sugur and powdour gyngur & do the peres þerin. seeþ it a lytel & messe it forth. [Forme of Cury]

.Cxxx. Peerus in confyt. Take perus & pare hem clene. take gode rede wyne & mulberyes. other saundres & seeth the peres ther inne. & whan they buth y sode take hem up. make a syryp of wyne creke other vernage with blaunche poudour. other whyte sugur & poudour of ginger. & do the peres ther inne. seeth hit a litul and messe hit forth. [Fourme of Curye [Rylands MS 7]]

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

pears
wine
mulberries
sandalwood
beans
suet
podour
sugar


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vernage: A sweet, Italian wine.


Procedure
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Bibliography

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Searchable index of "Thomas Awkbarow's Recipes (MS Harley 5401)". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?thoma:43>. Accessed on October 14, 2019, 9:50 am.

Searchable index of "Forme of Cury". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?forme:131>. Accessed on October 14, 2019, 9:50 am.

Searchable index of "Fourme of Curye [Rylands MS 7]". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?fourm:131>. Accessed on October 14, 2019, 9:50 am.




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