[Sca-cooks] Another potentially Hungarian recipe

Lilinah lilinah at earthlink.net
Sun Jun 8 20:52:56 PDT 2008

 From time to time, listees ask about Hungarian recipes. Besides those 
in Marx Rumpolt, here's another, this time from Italy.

Cristoforo Messisbugo, aka Cristoforo da Messisburgo, authored 
several cookbooks in the 16th century. One was Banchetti, or 
'Banquets', dated 1549. I would assume from his family name that 
either he or his family was not originally Italian.

The Victoria and Albert museum in London has some recipes on their website.

Among them is:
Veal Soup in a Hungarian Uproar

Take a piece of veal and cut it into small pieces, then fry in fat 
drippings. Add finely chopped onions and fry them with the veal. Once 
fried, place in a cooking pot with meat broth and add 300 grams of 
honey, 15 grams of pepper, 15 grams of cinnamon, an eighth of an 
ounce of saffron and 150 grams of raisins. Cook slowly; then serve.

The original Italian is not given, and i wonder about that "Hungarian 
Urtatim (that's err-tah-TEEM)
the persona formerly known as Anahita

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