xxvij - Appraylere
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This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books (England, 1430), entitled "xxvij - Appraylere". [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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xxvij - Appraylere. Take the fleysshe of the lene Porke, and sethe it wel: and whan it is sothe, hew it smal; nym than Safroun, Gyngere, Canel, Salt, Galyngale, old chese, myid (Note: Crumbed) Brede, and bray it smal on a morter; caste thin (Note: Thine)fleysshe in to the spicery, and loke that it be wil y-ground, and temper it vppe with raw Eyroun; than take a longe Pecher, al a-bowte ouer alle that it be ransched; (Note: Rinsed) than held (Note: Cast) out thin grece, and fulle thi Pechir of thin farsure, and take a pese of fayre Canneuas, and doble it as moche as thou may ceuyr the mouthe with-al, and bynd it fast a-bowte the berde, (Note: Rim) and caste hym to sethe with thin grete Fleysshe, in lede other in Cauderoun, for it be wyl sothin; take then vppe thin Pecher, and breke it, an saf thin farsure; and haue a fayre broche, and broche it thorw, and lay it to the fyre; and than haue a gode Bature of Spicerye, Safroun, Galyngale, Canel, and ther-of y-now, and flowre, and grynd smal in a morter, and temper it vp with raw Eyroun, and do ther-to Sugre of Alisaunder (Note: Alexandria) y-now; and euer as it dryit, baste it with bature, and sette forth in seruyce.

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Cxxxv - Applade Ryalle. Take Applys, and sethe hem tylle they ben tendyr, and than lat hem kele; then draw hem thorw a straynour; and on flesshe day caste ther-to gode fatte brothe of freysshe beef, an whyte grece, and Sugre, and Safroun, and gode pouder; and in a Fysshe day, take Almaunde mylke, and oyle of Olyff, and draw ther-vppe with-al a gode pouder, and serue forth. An for nede, draw it vppe with Wyne, and a lytil hony put ther-to for to make it than dowcet; and serue it forth. [Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books]

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canel: Cassia (Cinnamomum cassia - Sold as "cinnamon" in the United States). Possibly cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylenicum) as well.
alisaunder: Black Loveage (Smyrnium olusatrum).

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