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Dry fry the onions, util softAdd the lean mince and onions into the mixing bowlAdd the herbsMix together wellPrepare the salad items, if you haven't alreadyDivide the mixture into...
Healthiness: (36 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (36 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (36 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (36 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (36 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (36 votes)
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Almond Leach/Leech, a kind of Milk Jelly  (Tudors)
To make Almond Milk: (Note: You need to make this the day before)Roughly 250g almonds/2 tablespoon rice flour moistened with 550ml water, is about the right proportions to end up with...
Healthiness: (54 votes) Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (54 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (54 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (54 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (54 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (54 votes)
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Almond Leech
Make the almond milk by pouring warmed white wine through the ground almonds in a clothMix the almond milk with gelatine to make a white pudding. Pour into a dish. Leave to...
Healthiness: (44 votes) Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (44 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (44 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (44 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (44 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (44 votes)
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Bread
Warm the flour by the fireFor white bread, bolt the flour (that is sieve it though a fine cloth). Then add a little butter to the flour and rub this in Add a little warm...
Healthiness: (157 votes) Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (157 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (157 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (157 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (157 votes)Healthiness: 2.7 out of 5 (157 votes)

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Cornish Pasty  (Tudors)
Put the oven on Gas 5, 190CFlour the surface and roll out half of the pastry into a circleCut a small piece from one edge and seal it to make a wall down the centre of the...
Healthiness: (59 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (59 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (59 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (59 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (59 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (59 votes)

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Dried Apples  (Tudors)
Peel your apples and core themSlice the apples thinly, approx 1/2 cm or lessThread the apples onto the string, either using pegs to space them or by tying. (The rings should...
Healthiness: (39 votes) Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (39 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (39 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (39 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (39 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (39 votes)

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Frumenty  (Tudors)
Boil the wheat in the water for 15 minutesRemove from the heat and stand for 15 minutes, most of the water should now be absorbedAdd the stock and bring to the...
Healthiness: (35 votes) Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (35 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (35 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (35 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (35 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (35 votes)
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Frumenty
Set a cookpot by the fire to warm, covered with a lid Add  a little butter to the bottom of the pot and sweat the onionsAdd the chopped parsley and stir a...
Healthiness: (22 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (22 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (22 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (22 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (22 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (22 votes)

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Gingered Bread  (Tudors)
Take off the crusts and roughly crumble the bread into a bowl Rub the bread through your fingers to make fine crumbsMelt the butter and honey togetherPour the...
Healthiness: (101 votes) Healthiness: 0.2 out of 5 (101 votes)Healthiness: 0.2 out of 5 (101 votes)Healthiness: 0.2 out of 5 (101 votes)Healthiness: 0.2 out of 5 (101 votes)Healthiness: 0.2 out of 5 (101 votes)
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Gingered Bread
Take off the crusts and roughly crumble the bread into a bowl Rub the bread through your fingers to make fine crumbsMelt the butter and honey together in a pot by the...
Healthiness: (108 votes) Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (108 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (108 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (108 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (108 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (108 votes)

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Grand Salad  (Tudors)
Wash handsChop 1 onionPeel 3 eggsSeparate yolksSlice yolks thinlyChop whitesPut apple in middlePut lemon on topStick...
Healthiness: (25 votes) Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 4.3 out of 5 (25 votes)

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Hardtack (Ships Biscuits)  (Tudors)
Measure out the flour and place in a mixing bowlMeasure out the milk and butter and place in a saucepanMelt the butter in the milk over a very low heatAdd the sea...
Healthiness: (295 votes) Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (295 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (295 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (295 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (295 votes)Healthiness: 3.7 out of 5 (295 votes)
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Hippocras (Hippocrace, Hippocrass)
Set the pipkin by the fire to warmPut the wine in the potAdd the cinnamon, star anise, ginger and nutmeg and allow to infuseAdd the slices of orange and...
Healthiness: (24 votes) Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (24 votes)Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (24 votes)Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (24 votes)Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (24 votes)Healthiness: 2.3 out of 5 (24 votes)

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Mutton and Chicken Stew  (Tudors)
Clean the meat and boil for a while Put part of the broth into another pot and add the pound of raisinsLet the raisins boil until tenderAdd a little portion of...
Healthiness: (14 votes) Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (14 votes)Healthiness: 3.4 out of 5 (14 votes)

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Pease Pudding or Pottage  (Tudors)
Bring the water to the boil  Add the fresh peas and onions (and saffron, if used). If you are using dried peas soak them overnight before startingCook until the peas...
Healthiness: (46 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (46 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (46 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (46 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (46 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (46 votes)

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Poultry with Orange Sauce  (Tudors)
Cook the chicken or duck pieces for about 15-20 minutes in a frying panWhilst the duck is cooking, slice the oranges and add them to a panAdd the grape juice (white wine),...
Healthiness: (39 votes) Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (39 votes)Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (39 votes)Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (39 votes)Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (39 votes)Healthiness: 4.6 out of 5 (39 votes)
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Rabbit served with Redcurrant Sauce
Skin the rabbit and cut the meat into large piecesRub butter into the surface of the rabbit piecesRoughly chop the onionChop or prepare the herbsWarm...
Healthiness: (33 votes) Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (33 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (33 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (33 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (33 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (33 votes)

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Rabbit with Redcurrant Sauce  (Tudors)
Cut the rabbit into 4 pieces, if this has not been done for youBrown the rabbit in a heavy based, lightly greased panAdd the wine or stock, onions and...
Healthiness: (24 votes) Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (24 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (24 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (24 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (24 votes)Healthiness: 4.1 out of 5 (24 votes)
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Re-fried Beans
Warm a lidded cookpot by the fireOnce the pot is hot, melt the butter Simmer the onions in the butter until softAdd the butter beans and simmer until they begin to...
Healthiness: (46 votes) Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (46 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (46 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (46 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (46 votes)Healthiness: 3.3 out of 5 (46 votes)

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Re-fried Beans  (Tudors)
Melt the butter in a deep panSimmer the onions until softAdd the butter beans and simmer until they begin to break up a littleAdd the parsley, stir well until...
Healthiness: (16 votes) Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (16 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (16 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (16 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (16 votes)Healthiness: 3.6 out of 5 (16 votes)
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Redcurrant Sauce (for use with rabbit)
Use a pestle and mortar to bruise some of the redcurrants (do not grind them)Place the bruised fruit in the pipkinAdd the crab apple (verjuice) and stirAdd the red...
Healthiness: (17 votes) Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (17 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (17 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (17 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (17 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (17 votes)

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Spiced Apple Juice or Non-Alcoholic Hippocrass  (Tudors)
Pour the juice into a saucepanBreak the cinnamon quill into pieces and add to the panAdd the runny honey and ginger tooGrate a little fresh nutmeg inWarm...
Healthiness: (34 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (34 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (34 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (34 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (34 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (34 votes)
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Stuffed Mackerel
Wash the fish, place a pot by the fire to warmPlace the butter and herbs in the belly of the fish. These can be made into a herb butter if preferredTie the fish...
Healthiness: (32 votes) Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (32 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (32 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (32 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (32 votes)Healthiness: 3.8 out of 5 (32 votes)

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Stuffed Trout or Mackerel  (Tudors)
Wash the fishPlace the butter and herbs in the belly of the fish. These can be made into a herb butter if preferredTie the fish closedPour the stock or wine into a...
Healthiness: (17 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (17 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (17 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (17 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (17 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (17 votes)

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Tudor boiled and baked ham  (Tudors)
Soaking the ham:The ham needs to be put into a container large enough to be well covered by water or you will need to keep turning it to make sure the salt is evenly soaked...
Healthiness: (28 votes) Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (28 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (28 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (28 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (28 votes)Healthiness: 3 out of 5 (28 votes)
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Tudor High Table
The more wealthy would eat their main meal in the evening with a well presented table with a variety of foods. Meat and fish would be high upon the menu as would sweet things - well loved by rich...
Healthiness: (25 votes) Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (25 votes)Healthiness: 3.2 out of 5 (25 votes)
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Tudor Low Table Meal
The main meal for a working man in Tudor times would have been simple but wholesome, mainly based on vegetables but with occasional meat. The drink would have mostly been ale, since...
Healthiness: (24 votes) Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (24 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (24 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (24 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (24 votes)Healthiness: 3.5 out of 5 (24 votes)
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Vegetable Pottage
Peel the onion, roughly slice and chopTop and tail the leeks and parsnip, peel the outer skins and roughly chopRoughly chop some spinachWarm a pot by the fire...
Healthiness: (130 votes) Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (130 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (130 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (130 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (130 votes)Healthiness: 2.8 out of 5 (130 votes)

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Vegetable Pottage  (Tudors)
Prepare the vegetablesPut them in the saucepan with the butter and lightly fry to soften Add the chopped parsley and oatsAdd the stockCover and cook slowly...
Healthiness: (29 votes) Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (29 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (29 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (29 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (29 votes)Healthiness: 3.9 out of 5 (29 votes)

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Yeoman's Pudding  (Tudors)
Cut the bread into small chunksBeat the eggs, honey and nutmeg togetherAdd a little milk and beatMelt the fat or butter in a panDip the bread into the egg...
Healthiness: (67 votes) Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (67 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (67 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (67 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (67 votes)Healthiness: 4 out of 5 (67 votes)


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