Quince Marmalade – Le Menagier De Paris
TO MAKE QUINCE MARMALADE, take quinces and peel them, then cut in quarters and take out the eye and the seeds, then cook them in good red wine and then strain through a strainer: then take honey and boil it for a long time and skim it, then put your quinces in it and stir thoroughly, and keep boiling until the honey is reduced by half; then throw in powdered hippocras, and stir till cold, then divide into portions and keep it.
Cheese Fritters – Forme of Curye
Cheese Fritters – Forme of Cury
(Le Menagier de Paris also has a variation on the cheese fritter although that recipes involves a slightly harder cheese and cutting it into sticks and frying it.)
Benes Yfryed – Forme of Curye
BENES YFRYED. XX.IX. I.
Take benes and seeþ hem almost til þey bersten. take and wryng out þer water clene. do þerto Oynouns ysode and ymynced. and garlec þerwith. frye hem in oile. oþer in grece. & do þerto powdour douce. & serue it forth.
Garlic Tart Redaction – Libro di cucina/ Libro per cuoco
CV Garlic tart
Take garlic cloves, peel and boil them. When they are cooked put them to soak in cold water and then grind them and add saffron, enough fresh cheese, beaten lard, sweet and strong spices and temper the mixture with eggs, add raisins and then make the tart.
Mushroom Pastries – Le Menagier de Paris
Generally speaking I’m not a big fan of mushrooms, but this seemed like a pretty good fairly straightforward recipe to add to my collection of vegetarian side dishes.
Sambocade – Form of Curye
A favourite of Company of the Staple’s Sambocade makes a delicious dessert. Effectively, it’s an elderflower cheese cake.
Original recipe from Forme of Cury
Sambocade. Take and make a crust in a trap and take cruddes and wryng out the wheyze and drawe hem thurgh a straynour and put hit in the crust. Do thereto sugar the thridde part, and somnodel Whyte of aren and shake therein blooms of Ellen and bake it up with euros and Messe it forth.
My translation: Take and make some pastry and put in in a trap [open pie case] and take [cheese] curds and wring out the whey and draw it through a strainer and put it in the pastry. Mix Sugar and egg whites and shake fresh blooms of elderflower in top, bake it with rosewater and serve it forth.