PERIOD: England, 14th century | SOURCE: Forme of Cury | CLASS: Authentic
DESCRIPTION: Mushrooms in broth and spices.
12. Funges. Take funges and pare hem clene, and dyce hem; take leke and shrede hym small, and do hym to seeþ in gode broth. Colour it with safroun, and do þerinne powdour fort.
- Hieatt, Constance B. and Sharon Butler. Curye on Inglish: English Culinary Manuscripts of the Fourteenth-Century (Including the Forme of Cury). New York: for The Early English Text Society by the Oxford University Press, 1985.
GODE COOKERY TRANSLATION:
Mushrooms. Take mushrooms and pare them clean, and dice them; take leeks and shred him small, and do him to seethe in good broth. Color it with saffron, and do therein powder fort.
powder fort - defined by Curye on Inglish as being a "strong mixture of ground spices, generally including pepper and/or cloves."
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