Muscules in broth
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Introduction
This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books (England, 1430), entitled "Muscules in broth". [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:

Muscules in broth. Take Muscules, And sith (Note: seethe, boil) hem, And pike hem oute of the shell; And drawe the broth thorgh a streynour into a faire vessell, And sette hit on the fire; And then take faire brede, and stepe hit with the same broth, and draw hit thorgh a streynour, And cast in-to a potte with the sewe; and menge (Note: Douce MS. mynced; see next recipe) oynons, wyn, and pouder peper, and lete boyle; and cast there-to the Musculis and pouder ginger, and saffron, and salte; And then serue ye hit forthe.



Related Recipes
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To mak musculles in brothe tak muscles and sethe them and pik out the mete and when they be soden in the brothe put them in to the pot and set it on the fyer then streyn bred with the same brothe and cast ther to mynced onyons salt wyne and pouder of guinger and pepper and let it boile put ther to the muscules with poudur and saffron and serue it. [A Noble Boke off Cookry]

Muskyls Broth. Recipe muskyls & seth þam in water to þai go owte of þe shels; þan put a part of þe broth to whyte brede & þe remland put onto þe grondes; þan pike þi muskyls, þan put into þe broth mynesid onyons, & let it seth; þen put in þi muskyls to bole, and do þerto pepyr & saferon, & put þerto þi lyure etc. [Thomas Awkbarow's Recipes (MS Harley 5401)]

To mak musculles in brothe tak muscles and sethe them and pik out the mete and when they be soden in the brothe put them in to the pot and set it on the fyer then streyn bred with the same brothe and cast ther to mynced onyons salt wyne and pouder of guinger and pepper and let it boile put ther to the muscules with poudur and saffron and serue it. [A Noble Boke off Cookry]

Muskyls Broth. Recipe muskyls & seth þam in water to þai go owte of þe shels; þan put a part of þe broth to whyte brede & þe remland put onto þe grondes; þan pike þi muskyls, þan put into þe broth mynesid onyons, & let it seth; þen put in þi muskyls to bole, and do þerto pepyr & saferon, & put þerto þi lyure etc. [Thomas Awkbarow's Recipes (MS Harley 5401)]

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

seafood
broth
bread
onions
wine
podour
pepper
ginger
saffron
salt


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Procedure
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Bibliography

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Searchable index of "Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?twofi:363>. Accessed on November 21, 2019, 2:00 am.

Searchable index of "A Noble Boke off Cookry". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?noble:131>. Accessed on November 21, 2019, 2:00 am.

Searchable index of "Thomas Awkbarow's Recipes (MS Harley 5401)". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?thoma:31>. Accessed on November 21, 2019, 2:00 am.




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