[Red] gurnard
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This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from Le Viandier de Taillevent (France, ca. 1380 - James Prescott, trans.), entitled "[Red] gurnard". [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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[Red] gurnard, red mullet, [grey] gurnard. Clean it through the belly, wash it very well, put it in the pan with some salt on top and then some water, and cook it. Eat it with Cameline [Sauce]. If you wish to eat it roasted, split the shoulders along the back, wash it, and roast it. Plunge it repeatedly in verjuice, sprinkle Spice Powder on top, and eat it with verjuice. If you wish it in a pie, eat it with Cameline [Sauce].

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Gurnard. Take hym and slytte A litill the wombe And take owte the guttys and and seth hym in sauce of salte water and ale the sauce is pepur And vyneAger. [Gentyll manly Cokere (MS Pepys 1047)]

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gurnard: Gurnard. Any of a number of species of fish that crawl over the ocean floor using highly developed pectoral fins.

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Searchable index of "Le Viandier de Taillevent". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?viand:115>. Accessed on January 20, 2020, 2:53 am.

Searchable index of "Gentyll manly Cokere (MS Pepys 1047)". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?genty:25>. Accessed on January 20, 2020, 2:53 am.

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