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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 "Teal". [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]

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Teal. Like river mallard.

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Cxiiij - Tayle3. Take a chargeaunt Mylke of Almaundys, an draw with wyne caste in to the potte ; take Fygys and Roysonys a gode porcyon, to make it chargeaunt, waysshe hem clene, and caste hem on a morter, grynd hem as small as thou my3t, temper hem vppe with thin (Note: Thine) Mylke, draw hem thorw a straynoure, also chargeauntly as thou my3th; caste it in a clene potte, do it to the fyre; take Datys y-taylid a-long, and do ther-to; take Flowre of Rys, and draw it thorw a straynoure, and caste ther-to, and lat it boyle tylle it be chargeaunt; sette it on the fyre; take pouder Gyngere and Canelle, Galyngale; temper with Vynegre, and caste ther-to Sugre, or hony; caste ther-to, sesyn it vppe with Salt, and serue forth. [Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books]

Taille. Take unpeeled almonds, wash, crush very well, and steep in beef broth, wine and verjuice. Add spices as for Meat Rosy and Diapered, except that you need more cassia and cinnamon. You need chicken and veal fried in lard, and sufficient sugar. It should be sweet with sugar. [Le Viandier de Taillevent]

Tayle. Take a lytyll milke of almonds drawyn up with wyn & do hit in a pott do ther to figes reysens & datys cut and sygure & good pondys boyle hit up colour hit with safron & messe hit forth. [Recipes from the Wagstaff Miscellany]

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Searchable index of "Le Viandier de Taillevent". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?viand:59>. Accessed on September 27, 2020, 12:08 am.

Searchable index of "Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?twofi:114>. Accessed on September 27, 2020, 12:08 am.

Searchable index of "Recipes from the Wagstaff Miscellany". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?wagst:67>. Accessed on September 27, 2020, 12:08 am.

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