Caudell Farce
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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 "Caudell Farce". [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:

Caudell Farce. Recipe whyte wyne or rede, & take egg yolkes & draw þam throgh a cloth with þe same wyne; þan put þerto hony & colour it with saferon, & set it oure þe fyre & styr it wele, & whan it is in poynt to welle set it of & let it be standyng & serof.

Related Recipes
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Caudel ferres. Take vernage, or other swete wyne, and take zolkes of eyrejt beten, and in the betynge do away the scome, and then streyne hom, and put al togedur in a pot, ande put therto sugre ynogh, and colour hit with saffron, and stere hit wel, and take bred a Iytel of payne de mayne (white bread) steped in the self wyne, and streyne and put hit in the same pot, and stere hit wel, ande make the caudel stondynge, and at the first boy le do hit from the fire, and dresse hit up in leches in disshes, and strewe sugre theron, and serve hit forthe. [Ancient Cookery [Arundel 334]]

Caudel ferres. Take chekyns and choppe hom, and cast hom in brothe of beef, and cast therto clowes, maces, pynes, and reifynges of corance, and a lytel wyne and saffron; for x mees, take the zolkes of 40 eyren beten and streyned; and take saunders and canei drawen, and put in the fame pot: and then take half a quartron of pouder of ginger, and bete hit with the zolkes; and in the settyng doune put hit into the same pot, and and stere hit wel togeder, and make hit rennynge and sumqwat standynge ; and dresse hit, and serve hit forthe. Or elles take conynges instede of chekyns, and do on the fame wyse. [Ancient Cookery [Arundel 334]]

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Searchable index of "Thomas Awkbarow's Recipes (MS Harley 5401)". Medieval Cookery.
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Searchable index of "Ancient Cookery [Arundel 334]". Medieval Cookery.
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Searchable index of "Ancient Cookery [Arundel 334]". Medieval Cookery.
  <>. Accessed on July 5, 2020, 6:04 am.

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