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

Tauorsay. Nym ye hed of ye codlyng and ye liuere, and pike out ye bones / cast therto goud poudre of piper and gyngiuer, and gif forth.

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lxiiij - Towres. Take and make a gode thikke bature of 3olkys of Eyroun, and marow y-now ther-on, pouder pepir, Mace3, clowes, Safroun, Sugre, and Salt; and 3if thou wolt, a litel sothe Porke or vele y-choppid; ther-to take then the whyte of Eyroun, and strayne hem in-to a bolle; than putte a lytil Saffroun and Salt to the whyte, and sette a panne with grece ouer the fyre, and be-war that thin grece be nowt to hote; than putte a litel of the Whyte comade in the panne, and late flete al a-brode as thou makyst a pancake; then, whan it is sumwhat styf, ley thin comade of thin Eyroun, that is to saying, of the 3olkys, in the myddel, and caste by the cake round a-bowte, and close hym foure-square, and fry hem vp, and serue hem forth for Soperys in Somere. (Note: four pages and a quarter blank here in the MS) [Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books]

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