The Forme of Cury: A Roll of Ancient English Cookery Compiled (Forgotten Books)

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  • "Forme of Cury was the name given by Samuel Pegge to a roll of cookery written by the Master Cooks of King Richard II of England. This name has since come into usage for almost all versions of the original manuscript. It is by far the most well known medieval guide to cooking.The roll was written in late Middle English on vellum and details some 205 recipes (although the exact number of recipes varies slightly between different versions).The following is a sample of a recipe taken from Pegge's 18th Century edition of the roll. SAWSE MADAME. XXX. Take sawge. persel. ysope. and saueray. quinces. and peeres, garlek and Grapes. and fylle the gees perwith. and sowe the hole pat no grece come out. and roost hem wel. and kepe the grece pat fallith perof. take galytyne and grece and do in a possynet, whan the gees buth rosted ynouh; take an smyte hem on pecys. and pat tat is withinne and do it in a possynet and put perinne wyne if it be to thyk. do perto powdour of galyngale. powdour douce and salt and boyle the sawse and dresse pe Gees in disshes and lay pe sowe onoward.Samuel Pegge was a vicar in Old Whittington in Derbyshire for many years and is buried there." (Quote from wikipedia.org)About the Publisher Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion and Mythology. http://www.forgottenbooks.orgForgotten Books is about sharing knowledge, not about making money. Our books are priced at wholesale prices. We print in large sans-serif font, which is proven to make the text easier to read and put less strain on your eyes. Happy reading!
  • Author:
    Samuel Pegge
    Binding:
    Paperback
    EAN:
    9781606209608
    ISBN:
    1606209604
    Label:
    Forgotten Books
    Languages:
    English
    List Price:
    $9.92
    Manufacturer:
    Forgotten Books
    Number Of Pages:
    158
    Product Group:
    Book
    Product Type Name:
    ABIS_BOOK
    Publication Date:
    2008-10-15
    Publisher:
    Forgotten Books
    Studio:
    Forgotten Books
    Title:
    The Forme of Cury: A Roll of Ancient English Cookery Compiled (Forgotten Books)

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