Cold Pork With Spicy Sauce
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This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from The Prince of Transylvania's Court Cookbook (Hungary, 16th c.), entitled "Cold Pork With Spicy Sauce". [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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Cold pork with spicy sauce. Prepare it like I told you to. When boiling it, make sure it has enough water, add some apple, onion; once the apple and the onion is cooked, take it out of the fire, take out the meat and put it on a clean table, boil it until tender, pass through a strainer its water onto it, then add some vinegar, saffron, black pepper and ginger, add some honey too, cook it with the saffron; once cooked, put it onto plates. Don't add too much sauce, but don't add too little meat either. IF cooking for a prince or lord, leave its head intact, put it on the table, add some lemon; once done, add some almonds with grapes. If you want to cover its head in gold, you may; when serving it, put a lemon in its mouth if you've learned how to; you can make this dish in peasant style as well.

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