To Make a Possote
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This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from Recipes from the Wagstaff Miscellany (England, 1460), entitled "To Make a Possote". [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:

To Make a Possote. Do cow mylke in a pott ovir the fyre when hit ys at boylyng putt in wyne or ale & no salt take hit from the fyre hele hit as sone as the crud ys gaderyd take uppe crud with a saucer or with a ladyell serve hit forth & strew on poudyr of gynger yf thu wilte thu may take the same crud & ley hit on a bord & presse out the whey & draw hit twyys or iij thorow a streynour with swete wyne put to poudyr of gynger & segure & medyll hit well to gedyr & serve hit forth as for a stondyng potage for soperys.

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