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To Make A Made Dishe Of artechokes

This is an excerpt from The Good Housewife's Jewell
(England, 1596)
The original source can be found at

To make a made dishe of Artechokes. Take your Artechokes and pare away all the top euen to the meate and boyle them in sweete broth till they be some what tender. and then take them out, and put them into a dishe, and seethe them with Pepper, synamon and ginger, , and then put in your dishe that you meane to bake them in, and put in Marrowe to them good store, and so let them bake, and when they be baked, put in a little Vineger and butter, and sticke three or foure leaues of the Artechoks in the dishe when you serue them vp, and scrape Suger on the dish.


Links to modern interpretations:

Medieval Cookery  

A Dishe of Artechokes
Daniel Myers
Medieval Cookery

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