Original recipe from De honesta voluptate:
Pine kernels are drawn from pine nuts, which hold resin when they are separated, and when eaten in food generate the best of humours, settle thirst, take away the imbalance of humors of the stomach and purge the urine... Sugar is melted, and pine nuts are rolled in it with a scoop and made into the shape of a pastille. (Milham, 177)
Modern recipe: Pine Nuts in Sugar
Per serving nutritional information:
176 Calories; 7.8g Fat (36% calories from fat); 3.7g Protein; 27.2g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 1mg Sodium
Notes on the recipe:
This seems rather straightforward. Melt sugar in a dry pan and add the pine nuts. Roll them around to coat and shape the resulting mixture into cylinders.
Additional notes on this recipe may be found at: The Coronation Feast of Dag IV & Elayna II
Milham, Mary Ella. Platina's On Right Pleasure and Good Health. University of North Carolina at Asheville: Pegasus Press, 1999. ISBN: 0866982086.
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