Drawen benes (recipe)

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Period Recipe

From the Forme of Cury

FOR TO MAKE DRAWEN BENES. II.
Take benes and seeþ hem and grynde hem in a morter and drawe hem up with gode broth an do Oynouns in the broth grete mynced an do þerto and colour it with Safroun and serve it forth.

Notes

  • morter. Mortar.
  • drawe hem up. Strain them.
  • grete mynced. Grossly, not too small.

Modern Recipe

Method

  1. Simmer beans in stock for about an hour or until nearly soft.
  2. Fry onion and add and simmer for another 20-30 minutes until beans are really soft
  3. Add saffron and serve

Nicolette Dufay

Notes

The historical version of this recipe was taken from the Project Gutenberg e-text of the Forme of Cury. -->