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Fresh salmon


This is an excerpt from Le Viandier de Taillevent
(France, ca. 1380 - James Prescott, trans.)
The original source can be found at James Prescott's website

Fresh salmon. Smoked (keep the chine for roasting), cut into steaks, and then cooked in water; [add] some wine and salt while cooking; eaten with Yellow Pepper [Sauce] or Cameline [Sauce]. Some dry it again (for eating) on the grill. In a pie (if you wish) powdered with spices; eaten with Cameline [Sauce].

If it is salted: cooked in water without salt; eaten with wine and chopped scallion.

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Other versions of this recipe:

Diz ist ein gut spise von eime lahs (This is a good food of a salmon) (Ein Buch von guter spise)

FRESH SALMON should be smoked (Le Menagier de Paris)




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