Easy Medieval Food: Payne Foundewe

The third dish in my Easy Medieval Food series is Payne Foundewe, meaning something like ‘melted bread’. It is very easy to make. In essence it’s a sweet bread pudding, full of juicy raisins of Corinth (currants), and spiced with cassia (a kind of cinnamon), nutmeg and stem ginger, which is what medieval folk calledContinue reading “Easy Medieval Food: Payne Foundewe”

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A detailed, printable recipe based on an original recipe from Forme of Cury (c.1390), Richard II’s official cookery book.

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