THE FIRST TOSSED SALAD circa-1390-RICHARD II COURT

Nancy J. Patrykus

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@Finnjin

From the oldest known treatise on cooking in the English language comes this recipe for salad.
The manuscript THE FORME of CURRY
was compiled circa 1390 by
"assent& avyssement of ministers of phisick and philosophile" in Richard II's court and contains some 196 examples of medival "cury" and cookery.
From: White Birches 1999. Nancy..3/3/13


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Serves:
family & guests
Prep:
10 Min

Ingredients

all ingredients & directions...below

Step-By-Step

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1Bunch of watercress

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21 bulb of fennel, sliced thinly

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31 clove of garlic, minced

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46-8 scallons minced

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54 shallots minced

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62 leeks thinly sliced

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71/2 teaspoon dried sage

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81/2 teaspoon dried borage
or a few fresh leaves

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91 sprig of rosemary

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102 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

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11Basic Vinaigrette Dressing:
1/2 cup oil
1/2 cup vinegar
1/2 Teaspoon salt...mix= makes 1 cup

For SALAD: Add watercress,fennel,garlic,sage, borage,rosemary and parsley to the salad bowl.
Toss with dressing to taste. SERVE

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Hashtags: #King, #first, #1390, #RICHARD