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== Period Recipe ==
 
== Period Recipe ==
 
From the [[Forme of Cury]].
 
From the [[Forme of Cury]].
:'''''HERT ROWEE''. XX.VIII. XVI.'''
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:'''''HERT ROWCE''. XX.VIII. XVI.'''
   
:Take er mawe of e grete Swyne. and fyfe oer sex of pigges mawe. fyll hem full of e self fars. & sowe hem fast, perboile hem. take hem up & make smale ''prews'' of gode past and frye hem. take ese prews yfryed & ''see'' hem icke in e mawes on e fars made ''after'' an urchoun withoute legges. put hem on a spyt & roost hem & colour hem with safroun & messe hem forth.
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:Take þer mawe of þe grete Swyne. and fyfe oþer sex of pigges mawe. fyll hem full of þe ''self fars''. & sowe hem fast, perboile hem. take hem up & make smale ''prews'' of gode past and frye hem. take þese prews yfryed & ''seeþ'' hem þicke in þe mawes on þe fars made ''after'' an urchoun withoute legges. put hem on a spyt & roost hem & colour hem with safroun & messe hem forth.
   
 
=== Notes ===
 
=== Notes ===
* ''Hert rowee''. Contents, ''Hart rows''; perhaps from ''heart''.
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* ''Hert rowce''. Contents, ''Hart rows''; other MSs identify this as "vrchons", "yrchons", or "hirchones".
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* ''the self fars'' The same filling used to make "pomme dorryse".
 
* ''prews''. Qu. V. in Gloss.
 
* ''prews''. Qu. V. in Gloss.
* ''see''. There is a fault here; it means stick.
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* ''seeþ''. There is a fault here; it means stick.
 
* ''after'', i. e. like.
 
* ''after'', i. e. like.
   
 
== Modern Recipe ==
 
== Modern Recipe ==
   
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Make slivers of dough in the form of hedgehogs' spines, and fry them lightly in grease or oil.
Option 1 - Get a big pig (whole) and 6 piglets. Stuff the piglets into the body of the big pig. Sew the big pig up. Parboil it. Make fried short pastry and force it into the big pigs stomach cavity. Spit roast the pig, colour it with saffron and serve it.
 
   
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Take the stomachs of six or seven pigs, one larger than the rest. Stuff the stomachs with a mixture of ground pork, eggs, strong spice powder (likely including pepper and cloves), saffron, salt, and [[currants]] (the original raisin type). Sew the stomachs securely and parboil them. Stick them full of the bits of fried dough so that they look like hedgehogs without legs. Roast on a spit until done, coloring them with saffron in a thin batter (probably of eggs and flour).
Option 2 - Boil the Piglets, cover them with short pastry and fry then up. Shove them into the stomach cavity of the big pig and spit roast it, Colour it with saffron and serve.
 
 
VicCG Note: This has not be tested yet.
 
   
 
=== Ingredients ===
 
=== Ingredients ===

Latest revision as of 08:39, 8 July 2007

Period Recipe

From the Forme of Cury.

HERT ROWCE. XX.VIII. XVI.
Take þer mawe of þe grete Swyne. and fyfe oþer sex of pigges mawe. fyll hem full of þe self fars. & sowe hem fast, perboile hem. take hem up & make smale prews of gode past and frye hem. take þese prews yfryed & seeþ hem þicke in þe mawes on þe fars made after an urchoun withoute legges. put hem on a spyt & roost hem & colour hem with safroun & messe hem forth.

Notes

  • Hert rowce. Contents, Hart rows; other MSs identify this as "vrchons", "yrchons", or "hirchones".
  • the self fars The same filling used to make "pomme dorryse".
  • prews. Qu. V. in Gloss.
  • seeþ. There is a fault here; it means stick.
  • after, i. e. like.

Modern Recipe

Make slivers of dough in the form of hedgehogs' spines, and fry them lightly in grease or oil.

Take the stomachs of six or seven pigs, one larger than the rest. Stuff the stomachs with a mixture of ground pork, eggs, strong spice powder (likely including pepper and cloves), saffron, salt, and currants (the original raisin type). Sew the stomachs securely and parboil them. Stick them full of the bits of fried dough so that they look like hedgehogs without legs. Roast on a spit until done, coloring them with saffron in a thin batter (probably of eggs and flour).

Ingredients

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Method

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  2. Do stuff.

Notes

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

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