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Make a few slits on one side of each pitta bread without cutting all the way throughHeat a griddle pan Griddle to warm the pittas on each side or place them under a hot grill Melt...
Healthiness: (111 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (111 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (111 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (111 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (111 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (111 votes)
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Cryspez, Medieval Pancakes  (Normans / Medieval)
Warm the milk a little and dissolve the yeast into itBeat the other ingredients together with a wire whiskAdd the yeast mixture a little at a time, beating until...
Healthiness: (379 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (379 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (379 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (379 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (379 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (379 votes)

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Easy Cheese  (Normans / Medieval)
Method 1:  For unpasturised milkLeave milk (sealed in its plastic container - this stops bacteria getting in) outside for 1-2 days in a shady...
Healthiness: (161 votes) Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (161 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (161 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (161 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (161 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (161 votes)

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Ember Day Tarts  (Normans / Medieval)
Please note you will need to make the pastry first, if you are using the recipe for medieval pastry on this site.Chop the onions  Parboil for about 5...
Healthiness: (107 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (107 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (107 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (107 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (107 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (107 votes)

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Gingerbread ( Gingered bread)  (Normans / Medieval)
Grease a shallow pan (a flan tin or swiss roll pan will do)Put the honey into a saucepan and bring to the boilTurn down the heat and add the spices - stirAdd red...
Healthiness: (332 votes) Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (332 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (332 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (332 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (332 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (332 votes)

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Girdle Bread  (Normans / Medieval)
Sift the flourAdd a pinch of saltRub in the butter with your fingertips to make bread crumbsAdd 2 eggs and a little ale (you can use a little yeast), stir...
Healthiness: (431 votes) Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (431 votes)Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (431 votes)Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (431 votes)Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (431 votes)Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (431 votes)
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Girdle Bread
Bolt the flour through a cloth, to make the flour white (this makes manchet (white) bread)Add the warmed ale - the yeast in this will make the bread rise. Mix to make a...
Healthiness: (83 votes) Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (83 votes)Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (83 votes)Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (83 votes)Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (83 votes)Healthiness: 4.7 out of 5 (83 votes)

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Lamb or Mutton Stew  (Normans / Medieval)
Chop the lamb or mutton into small pieces. If using mutton, parboil to tenderise the meat, if using lamb, you will not need to do thisMelt the fat in a pan Add the meat...
Healthiness: (591 votes) Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (591 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (591 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (591 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (591 votes)Healthiness: 2.4 out of 5 (591 votes)

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Medieval Shortcrust Pastry  (Normans / Medieval)
If you are using the saffron, place a pinch in a tablespoon of hot water and leave for at least half an hourSift the flour and the salt into a basinCut the fat into small...
Healthiness: (194 votes) Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (194 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (194 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (194 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (194 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (194 votes)

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Plague Drink  (Normans / Medieval)
Take a few of the leaves of each of plantCrush the leaves together with a pestle and mortar until the juices start to be releasedPlace in a container, pour over the grape...
Healthiness: (419 votes) Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (419 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (419 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (419 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (419 votes)Healthiness: 2.2 out of 5 (419 votes)

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Pokerounce  (Normans / Medieval)
Put the honey in a saucepanAdd the spices and warm the mixture. Do not overheat or it will carameliseToast the bread lightly, cut into squares and arrange on 4...
Healthiness: (150 votes) Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (150 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (150 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (150 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (150 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (150 votes)

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Pottage - a vegetable soup  (Normans / Medieval)
Wash and prepare the vegetables - eg taking off outer skins etcChop the vegetables and the herbsPut them all into the stockBring the soup to the boilTurn...
Healthiness: (1967 votes) Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (1967 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (1967 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (1967 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (1967 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (1967 votes)

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Pumpes (Meat Balls)  (Normans / Medieval)
Place the ground meat in a pan or bowlSlightly beat two eggs and add to the meatAdd the salt, spices and chopped parsley to the meatMix well so the egg and spices...
Healthiness: (242 votes) Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (242 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (242 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (242 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (242 votes)Healthiness: 5 out of 5 (242 votes)

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Roasted little chickens (birds) with sauce  (Normans / Medieval)
Rub the fat well over the skin of the birdsRub in a little salt and pepper if desiredRoast at Gas 5, 190 C or 375F for 20-30 minutes depending on the size of the...
Healthiness: (58 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (58 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (58 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (58 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (58 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (58 votes)
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Roasted little chickens (birds) with sauce
Rub the fat well over the skin of the birdsRub in a little salt and pepper if desiredSlide the birds onto your metal spit Set by the fire, turning and basting...
Healthiness: (46 votes) Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (46 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (46 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (46 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (46 votes)Healthiness: 3.1 out of 5 (46 votes)
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Sweet Frumenty
Add the cracked wheat, ale and spices to a pot Set a pot above the fire for a few hours to cookStir occasionally and add water so the pot doesn't boil dryWhen...
Healthiness: (370 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (370 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (370 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (370 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (370 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (370 votes)

History Cookbook
Sweet Frumenty  (Normans / Medieval)
Soak the wheat in the ale until it begins to swell, this takes a few hours. (Or boil for 15 minutes and then leave to stand for 15 minutes) Most of the liquid will be absorbed. Add more...
Healthiness: (919 votes) Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (919 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (919 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (919 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (919 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (919 votes)

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Trout in Green Sauce  (Normans / Medieval)
Make the green sauce first:Blanch the spinach by dropping into boiling water for 10 secondsUsing fresh bread, make the breadcrumbs and place in the cooking panChop up...
Healthiness: (129 votes) Healthiness: 2.1 out of 5 (129 votes)Healthiness: 2.1 out of 5 (129 votes)Healthiness: 2.1 out of 5 (129 votes)Healthiness: 2.1 out of 5 (129 votes)Healthiness: 2.1 out of 5 (129 votes)


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