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This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from Forme of Cury (England, 1390), entitled "Clat". [insert a brief description of dish here, possibly including any or all of the following: characteristics of the final dish, when or how it might have been served, and why you selected it]

The Source Recipe
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Clat. XX.III. XVIII. Take elena campana and seeþ it water. take it up and grynde it wel in a morter. temper it up with ayrenn safroun and salt and do it ouer the fire and lat it not boile. cast above powdour douce and serue it forth.

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.lxxvj. Elate. Tak Elna campana & seeth hit in water, tak hit up & grynde hit wel in a morter, temper hit up with ayroun & safroun & do it over the fyre & lat it not boyle, cast a bove poudour douce & serve forth. [Fourme of Curye [Rylands MS 7]]

lxxxv - Gaylede. Take Almaunde Mylke and Flowre of Rys, and do ther-to Sugre or Hony, and Powder Gyngere and Galyngale; then take figys, an kerue hem a-to, or Roysonys y-hole, (Note: ? unstoned) or hard Wastel y-dicyd (Note: diced, cut into small squares) and coloure it with Saunderys, and sethe it and dresse hem yn. [Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books]

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ayrenn: Eggs. (from German)

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Searchable index of "Forme of Cury". Medieval Cookery.
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Searchable index of "Fourme of Curye [Rylands MS 7]". Medieval Cookery.
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Searchable index of "Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books". Medieval Cookery.
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