Pig Turned Into Sheep
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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 "Pig Turned Into Sheep". [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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Pig turned into sheep. If your lord wants you to make lamb with sour sauce, but you have no lamb, find a pig, but don't show it to every ignorant chef. Skin the pig's head and legs, boil the meat like you'd boil a lamb. Once sliced, put it in a pot, add spices and boil it until it's tender. Once cooked, pass through a strainer its water onto a pot depending on how many people will eat, make the sauce. Let it cool, add some vinegar and wine, and once cool add some eggs, break it and pass through a strainer it, add some saffron, black pepper and ginger. When serving it, put it on the fire for a little while, but don't let it shrink, and if you have fat beef, put a little on the sauce, it will taste better. Put the meat onto a plate and put the sauce on top.

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