Difference between revisions of "Mawmenee (recipe)"

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* ''brawn''. Fleshy part. Few Capons are cut now except about Darking in Surry; they have been excluded by the turkey, a more magnificent, but perhaps not a better fowl.
 
* ''brawn''. Fleshy part. Few Capons are cut now except about Darking in Surry; they have been excluded by the turkey, a more magnificent, but perhaps not a better fowl.
 
* ''yteysed'', or ''teysed'', as afterwards. Pulled in pieces by the fingers, called ''teezing'' No. 36. This is done now with flesh of turkeys, and thought better than mincing. Vide Junius, voce ''Tease''.
 
* ''yteysed'', or ''teysed'', as afterwards. Pulled in pieces by the fingers, called ''teezing'' No. 36. This is done now with flesh of turkeys, and thought better than mincing. Vide Junius, voce ''Tease''.
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* ''pottel''. Half gallon
   
 
== Modern Recipe ==
 
== Modern Recipe ==
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* 1 tsp cinnamon (added twice)<br>
 
* 1 tsp cinnamon (added twice)<br>
 
* a pinch of salt
 
* a pinch of salt
 
 
* 4 [[Chicken]] Breasts - or - leftover roast chicken<br>
 
* 4 [[Chicken]] Breasts - or - leftover roast chicken<br>
   
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== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
The historical version of this recipe was taken from the [[Project Gutenberg]] e-text of the [[Forme of Cury]].
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*The historical version of this recipe was taken from the [[Project Gutenberg]] e-text of the [[Forme of Cury]].
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*I've made this several times, most recently for a large dinner party, and have a few notes to give. - ''Brochfael the Anglespurian''
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**I've found Merlot to be the best substitute for the Greek wine required by the recipe.
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**The redaction doesn't have enough sugar, the recipe calls for 2 pounds of sugar to 1/2 gallon of wine. The quart of wine used should be coupled with 2 to 2 1/4 cups of sugar (16oz or 450g by weight).
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**The recipe above seems slanted in favor of a lot of sauce per quantity of meat. When you add the meat to the sauce, if you stir it and let it simmer for a few minutes to mingle, it works just fine with a much smaller proportion of sauce to chicken.
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**Two roaster chickens, 500ml (about 2 cups) of wine and 1 cup of sugar will serve 16 if it isn't the only thing on the table. At home I serve this over rice. At a feast, served over some sort of grain you'll easily get one table of 8 to 10 per chicken, provided you're having more than one remove. The full original recipe can make 8 chickens worth of meat, serving 80 people, and is very economical.
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**This dish can also be made early in the day and set in a warm (170-180 degree) oven in a deep tray, covered, to keep warm until feast.
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**The amount of pine nuts and dates (and all spices, for that matter) are to your taste. I use two to three times as many pine nuts and half as many dates as the recipe above.
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