You can get the links to all my cookery videos here. I hope you enjoy the latest one: a very tasty treat for those days of the week when you’re meant to be fasting!
Monthly Archives: April 2021
Some follow-up thoughts on Forme of Cury video
More information about the John Rylands Library version of Forme of Cury… and a theory about who may have commissioned the copying of the text into the British Library roll.
Premium Content: Reading of Capouns in Councy
Dr Monk reads Capouns in Councy (Capons in Quince Sauce) from Forme of Cury, along with his translation.
Premium Content: recipe for Peerus in Confyt
Fully tested recipe for Peerus in Confyt (Pears in Syrup) based on Richard II’s Forme of Cury. Contains the edited text and a translation of the original medieval recipe.
Premium Content: Blanche Poudour
Bonus video for Premium Content subscribers: How to make blanche poudour.
Premium Content: Reading & translation of Crustardes of erbes on fysche day
Dr Monk reads and translates Crustardes of erbes on fysche day (from his working edition of Forme of Cury).
In my study: reading and translating the John Rylands Forme of Cury
Dr Monk swaps the kitchen for his study to give you a behind the scenes look at the John Rylands Library copy of Forme of Cury (Richard II’s cookery book).