Written, fully tested recipe for Sambocade (elderflower cheesecake tart) for Premium content subscribers only.
Dr Monk makes a summery medieval curd tart with elderflower blossoms
Inspired by strawberries ripening in his garden, Dr Monk takes a look at strawberries in medieval cookery works.
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Who needs chillies? Dr Monk recreates 3 hot n spicy sauces from 3 medieval recipe books.
Here’s my first outtakes video. I’m sure it won’t be the last, he said, back of his hand to his forehead.
Dr Monk looks at a recipe for medieval fried custards and asks, when is lard not lard?
Print off Dr Monk’s fully tested recipe, Tart of Salmon and Greens, based on the recipe from Richard II’s cookery book, Forme of Cury, Crustard of Erbes on a Fysche Day (Tart of Greens on a Fish Day), c. 1390.
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!
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.
Dr Monk reads Capouns in Councy (Capons in Quince Sauce) from Forme of Cury, along with his translation.