Vegetable stew
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Introduction
This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from Wel ende edelike spijse (Dutch, late 15th c. - Christianne Muusers, trans.), entitled "Vegetable stew". [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:

Vegetable stew. Take cleaned parsley roots, well boiled in water and cooled. Then have saffron, cinnamon, ginger and cloves, well brayed. Temper with good mustard made of wine vinegar, and add sugar. Fry the roots, [cut in] very small [pieces], pears (either "kensenruwelen" or "anguwissen"), stoned dates, white cabbage, boiled, the leaves separated and cooled. Make a sauce "Poitevin". Add the afore mentioned things, and add fennel seed, aniseed, figs, cherry stones, honey and sugar, boiled and skimmed off. Then mix it with the afore mentioned sauce.



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

parsley
saffron
cinnamon
ginger
cloves
mustard
wine
vinegar
sugar
pears
dates
worts
fennel
suet
anise
figs
cherries
honey


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Procedure
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Bibliography

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Searchable index of "Wel ende edelike spijse". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?welen:15>. Accessed on October 19, 2019, 8:34 am.




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