Dr Monk makes a summery medieval curd tart with elderflower blossoms
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.
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!
Dr Monk reads Capouns in Councy (Capons in Quince Sauce) from Forme of Cury, along with his translation.
Bonus video for Premium Content subscribers: How to make blanche poudour.
Dr Monk reads and translates Crustardes of erbes on fysche day (from his working edition of 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).