[Sca-cooks] Next project, next recipe II.Ambroyno

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Fri Feb 19 11:47:05 PST 2010

So the cost is in the almonds and verjuice and not the chicken?
Thinking in feast terms, for a table of eight, you'd need roughly 4  
cups of almonds and 4 cups
roughly of verjuice?


On Feb 19, 2010, at 1:35 PM, Raphaella DiContini wrote:
> First run through was:
> 3 chicken breasts cut into bite sized pieces
> 1 tsp clarified lard (or for one piece EVOO)
> 1/2 medium onion (I think I could have added more)
> 1/4 tsp sweet spice mix, from same manuscript... See More
> 1/4 tsp black and strong spice mix, from same manuscript
> 1/2 tsp ginger, 1/8 tsp clove, 1/8 tsp grains of paradise
> sauce was
> 1 1/2 cup ground un-peeled almonds
> 1 1/2 cup Agresto/ Verjuice/ sour grape juice
> 6-10 threads of saffron
> I probably could have cut the almonds by 1/2 cup, or increased the  
> Agresto, still I was happy with the results.

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