PERIOD: England, 15th century | SOURCE: Ashmole MS 1429 | CLASS: Authentic
DESCRIPTION: Sweet and Sour Clove Sauce
Take faire brede, and cut it, and toste it: and take vynegre and wyne, and stepe hit ther-in, and draw it thurwe a straynour with poudre canel, and draw it .ij. or .iij. tymes, til it be smothe. And thanne take poudre ginger, sugre, and poudre of clowes, and cast ther-to. And loke that it stonde wil by clowes, & by sugre; and thanne put ther-to a litil safroune, and salt, and seruw it forth thick y-nowe.
- Austin, Thomas. Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books. Harleian MS. 279 & Harl. MS. 4016, with extracts from Ashmole MS. 1429, Laud MS. 553, & Douce MS 55. London: for The Early English Text Society by N. Trübner & Co., 1888.
2. With a whisk or a fork, blend the sauce until it is smooth.
Yields about one and a half cups of sauce.
Notes on the Recipe:
This is a very easy sauce, Harleian MS 4016 recommends it for quail, and Master Chiquart recommends it for chicken, partridge, pheasant, and veal.
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