Fried Mustard Greens
Mustard greens & vinegar - contributed by Michael Hobbes

Original recipe from Anthimus:

Mustard Greens. Mustard greens are good, boiled in salt and oil. They should be eaten either cooked on the coals or with bacon, and vinegar to suit the taste should be put in while they are cooking.

- Weber, Shirley Howard trans. Anthimus. De Observatio Ciborum. Leiden: E. J. Brill Ltd., 1924,  p. 37.

Modern recipe:

  • Mustard Greens
  • Salt
  • Olive Oil
  • Vinegar 
Wash mustard greens. Boil stems two minutes, then add leaves, boil and drain. Heat oil, add greens and stir, then add salt and cook five minutes. Add vinegar. Stir it all up and cook another 3 minutes.

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Michael Hobbes is a member of the Society for Creative Anachronism, living in Columbus, Ohio. He was recently awarded the Laurel, the SCA's highest honor for arts & sciences, for his work in cooking.

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