[Sca-cooks] Another potentially Hungarian recipe
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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