Pike Roasted Half Cooked in Salt
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Introduction
This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from The Prince of Transylvania's Court Cookbook (Hungary, 16th c.), entitled "Pike Roasted Half Cooked in Salt". [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:

Pike roasted, half cooked in salt. Peel of the pike's scales, take out the intestines, salt the part without scales, then put canvas onto the part with scales; put the scaleless part on a grill, dip the canvas into vinegar and put it on the scaleless part; have some strong vinegar next to it and cook it; tie clean cloth to a little wood, let it stand in the salty water, then pour it onto the part with the canvas and roast it. From the lower part's heat, the upper part will cook too; once done, you may make some sauce.



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Materials
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seafood
salt
vinegar


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Procedure
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Bibliography

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Searchable index of "The Prince of Transylvania's Court Cookbook". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?trans:247>. Accessed on November 17, 2019, 5:01 am.




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