Poached eggs with "cumin sauce"
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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 "Poached eggs with "cumin sauce"". [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:

Poached eggs with "cumin sauce". Take saffron and bread, pound together and temper with milk. Strain, bring to the boil, add salt, and put the poached eggs in.



Related Recipes
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Cj - Eyron en poche. Take Eyroun, breke hem, an sethe hem in hot Water; than take hem Vppe as hole as thou may; than take flowre, an melle with Mylke, and caste ther-to Sugre or Hony, and a lytel pouder Gyngere, an boyle alle y-fere, and coloure with Safroun; an ley thin Eyroun in dysshys, and caste the Sewe a-boue, and caste on pouder y-now. Blawnche pouder ys best. [Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books]

Pochee. XX.IIII. X. Take Ayrenn and breke hem in scaldyng hoot water. and whan þei bene sode ynowh. take hem up and take zolkes of ayren and rawe mylke and swyng hem togydre, and do þerto powdour gyngur safroun and salt, set it ouere the fire, and lat it not boile, and take ayrenn isode & cast þe sew onoward. & serue it forth. [Forme of Cury]

.lxxxviij. Pochee. Tak ayroun & breke hem in scaldyng hote water, & whanne they ben soden ynowgh, take hem up, & tak yolkes of ayroun & rawe mylke & swyng hem to gyder, & do therto poudour ginger, safroun & salt, set it over the fyre & lat it not boyle, take the ayroun y sode & cast the sewe onoward, & cet. [Fourme of Curye [Rylands MS 7]]

XXXVIII - FOR TO MAKE A PENCHE OF EGGES. Tak water and do it in a panne to the fyre and lat yt sethe and after tak eggs and brek hem and cast hem in the water and after tak a chese and kerf yt on fowr partins and cast in the water and wanne the chese and the eggys ben wel sodyn tak hem owt of the water and wasch hem in clene water and tak wastel breed and temper yt wyth mylk of a kow. and after do yt over the fyre and after forsy yt wyth gyngener and wyth comyn and colowr yt wyth safroun and lye yt wyth eggys and oyle the sewe wyth Boter and kep wel the chese owt and dresse the sewe and dymo eggys thereon al ful and kerf thy chese in lytyl schyms and do hem in the sewe wyth eggys and serve yt forthe. [Forme of Cury]

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Materials
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eggs
cumin
saffron
bread
milk
salt


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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:8>. Accessed on September 21, 2019, 2:15 pm.

Searchable index of "Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?twofi:101>. Accessed on September 21, 2019, 2:15 pm.

Searchable index of "Forme of Cury". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?forme:89>. Accessed on September 21, 2019, 2:15 pm.

Searchable index of "Fourme of Curye [Rylands MS 7]". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?fourm:89>. Accessed on September 21, 2019, 2:15 pm.




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