THE FIRST TOSSED SALAD circa-1390-RICHARD II COURT

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Nancy J. Patrykus

By
@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

Rating:

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Comments:
Serves:
family & guests
Prep:
10 Min

Ingredients

How to Make THE FIRST TOSSED SALAD circa-1390-RICHARD II COURT

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

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