THE FIRST TOSSED SALAD circa-1390-RICHARD II COURT

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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

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

Step-by-Step

  • 1Bunch of watercress
  • 21 bulb of fennel, sliced thinly
  • 31 clove of garlic, minced
  • 46-8 scallons minced
  • 54 shallots minced
  • 62 leeks thinly sliced
  • 71/2 teaspoon dried sage
  • 81/2 teaspoon dried borage
    or a few fresh leaves
  • 91 sprig of rosemary
  • 102 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 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

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Course/Dish: Other Salads
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