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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bunch of watercress
2
1 bulb of fennel, sliced thinly
3
1 clove of garlic, minced
4
6-8 scallons minced
5
4 shallots minced
6
2 leeks thinly sliced
7
1/2 teaspoon dried sage
8
1/2 teaspoon dried borage
or a few fresh leaves
9
1 sprig of rosemary
10
2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
11
Basic 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