vj - Auter maner leche lumbarde
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This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books (England, 1430), entitled "vj - Auter maner leche lumbarde". [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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vj - Auter maner leche lumbarde. Take fayre Hony, and clarifi yt on the fyre tylle it wexe hard; then take hard 3olkys of Eyroun, and kryme4 a gode quantyte ther-to, tyl it be styf y-now; an thenne take it vppe, and ley it on a borde; then take fayre gratyd Brede, and pouder pepir, and molde it to-gederys with thine hondys, tylle it be so styf that it wole ben lechyd; than leche it; then take wyne and pouder Gyngere, Canelle, and a lytil claryfyid hony, and late renne thorw a straynour, and caste this Syryp ther-on, when thou shalt serue it out, instede of Clerye.

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Auter leche lumbard. Take faire hony, and clarefy it in the fire til hit (Note: Douce MS. adds after hit: 'wex hard: and take hard yolkes of eyrene and cryme hem a grett quantite ther-to, till it,' andc.; )be stiff ynowe; and then take hit vppe and ley hit on a borde; and take faire grated brede and pouder of peper, and mell al togidre with thi honde, til hit be so stiff that hit wol be leched; and leche hit. And then take wyne, pouder of Gynger, Canell, and a litel clarefied hony, and lete ren thorgh a streynour, and cast the sirip there-on, whan that thou shall serue hit in stede of Clarre. [Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books]

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