Another Form of Marzipan
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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 "Another Form of Marzipan". [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]

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Another form of marzipan. You will need half a pound of sugar, and almonds, peel it, crush it in a mortar, add some rose water so it won't be oily. Once crushed, add some sugar, crush it again, for the almonds will be thinner from the sugar; grab two wafers, soak it in rose water, then flatten some dough; it shouldn't be too wide, it should be as wide as your finger, curve the ends of the dough, bake it in a furnace, but don't use too much heat, the marzipan should stay yellow; add some bread roll pieces dipped into wine and jam, then some peeled almonds cut into two, decorate it with gold.

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