Italian Sardine
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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 "Italian Sardine". [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:

Italian sardine. Cook the sardine like this. Wash it and add salt to the fish like I told you among the other fish. Prepare its sauce like this. Wash the fish from salt, put it in a pot, pour vinegar and wine onto it and add some laurel. Laurel doesn't grow in Transylvania, so have someone bring it from Turkey or Italy. When you're about to cook the fish, add laurel. This is not for one day. Cook it, and once cooked, put it into a pot where you can take it out with a spoon. Once you're ready to slice it and serve it, don't take out the water, leave it there, and don't cook it like you cook beef or pork, this doesn't need that much time. It should be coagulated.



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

sardines
salt
fish
vinegar
wine
laurel
turkeys
beef
pork
thyme


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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:692>. Accessed on November 20, 2019, 10:20 am.




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