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For henne In brothe


This is an excerpt from Liber cure cocorum [Sloane MS 1986]
(England, 1430)
The original source can be found at Thomas Gloning's website

For henne in brothe. Take, sethe þy henne and kut her wele On gobbettes, save alrons and þe pestle. Sethe thritté egges harde also, And hakke þe white and cast þer to In pot, with mynsud onyonus gode. First stepe þy brede of whete by þe rode, In þe same brothe besyde to lye Þy sewe, in put powder of peper þer by Of clowes, of gynger þer to þou take, Coloure hit with safroune for goddes sake. Do fyve 3olkes in on disshe, þenne Thre gobbettis of flesshe als of þat henne. Poure on þat sewe þat first was dy3t, To serve in sale by ful gode ry3t.

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Other versions of this recipe:

CAPON WATER (Le Menagier de Paris)

Chekins in brothe (A Noble Boke off Cookry)

Dew water from a capon or chicken (Le Viandier de Taillevent)

Broth of chickens (pullets) (Libro di cucina / Libro per cuoco)




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