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chicken In The Oven

This is an excerpt from An Anonymous Andalusian Cookbook
(Andalusia, 13th c. - Charles Perry, trans.)
The original source can be found at David Friedman's website

Chicken In the Oven. Take a cleaned, plump chicken and put it in a pot. Throw in a spoonful of fresh oil and half [a spoonful] of murri naqî', pepper, a piece of Chinese cinnamon, and eggyolks -- whole, as if they had been found in the chicken. Then you put the lid on the pot and place it in the oven, and when it is known to be cooked and done, take off the lid and empty it out for what ...
[Some text has been dropped in the MS our copyist copied.]


Other versions of this recipe:

Bak chekyns (A Noble Boke off Cookry)

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