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Vj - beef Y-stywyd


This is an excerpt from Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books
(England, 1430)
The original source can be found at the University of Michigan's "Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse"

vj - Beef y-Stywyd. Take fayre beef of the rybbys of the fore quarterys, an smyte in fayre pecys, an wasche the beef in-to a fayre potte; than take the water that the beef was sothin yn, an strayne it thorw a straynowr, an sethe the same water and beef in a potte, an let hem boyle to-gederys; than take canel, clowes, maces, graynys of parise, quibibes, and oynons y-mynced, perceli, an sawge, an caste ther-to, an let hem boyle to-gederys; an than take a lof of brede, an stepe it with brothe an venegre, an than draw it thorw a straynoure, and let it be stylle; an whan it is nere y-now, caste the lycour ther-to, but nowt to moche, an than let boyle onys, an cast safroun ther-to a quantyte; than take salt an venegre, and cast ther-to, an loke that it be poynaunt y-now, and serue forth.

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Other versions of this recipe:

Stwed Beeff (Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books)




Links to modern interpretations:


Euriol's Culinary Journey  

Beef y-Stywyd
Cassandra Baldassano
Euriol's Culinary Journey
http://www.medievalcuisine.com/Euriol/recipe-index/beef-y-stywyd



Medieval Cookery  

Beef y-Stywyd
Daniel Myers
Medieval Cookery
http://medievalcookery.com/recipes/beefystewed.html






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