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Head cheese

This is an excerpt from The Prince of Transylvania's Court Cookbook
(Hungary, 16th c.)
The original source can be found at

Head cheese. Cut the pig's head, put it into a pot, boil it, then take out the bones and keep boiling the meat. Don't boil it in too much water. Once boiled, add black pepper and saffron, then a bit of salt, then slice it. You can store some of it.


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