PERIOD: England, 14th century | SOURCE: Forme of Cury | CLASS: Authentic
DESCRIPTION: Fried beans with garlic & onions
189. Benes yfryed. Take benes and seeþ hem almost til þey bersten. Take and wryng out þe water clene. Do þerto oynouns ysode and ymynced, and garlec þerwith; frye hem in oile oþer in grece, & do þereto powdour douce, & serue it forth.
- 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:
Take beans and boil them almost until they burst. Take and wring out the water clean. Do there-to onions boiled and minced, and garlic there-with; fry them in oil or in grease, & do there-to powder douce, & serve it forth.
Boil beans until tender; remove from water and drain well. Boil whole peeled onions until tender; remove from water and drain well. Mince the onion and garlic and combine with beans. Fry in hot oil; remove from oil and drain. Place in serving dish and sprinkle on powder douce to season. Serve it forth!
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