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Pears in Syrup (adapted from Peerus in Confyt, Forme of Cury, c.1390)
Watch Dr Monk recreate Peerus in Confyt (Pears in Syrup), c. 1390Tweet
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Chicken with “Quinces” (adapted from Capouns in Councy, Forme of Cury, c.1390)
Watch Dr Monk cook 14th-century Capons in “Quince” sauceTweet
Part 1: Cuskynoles (pastries filled with spiced dried fruits and nuts)
Watch Dr Monk bake medieval Christmas pastriesTweet
Part 2: Pynite tarts (chestnut pastry cases with “gingerbread” and pine nuts)
Watch Dr Monk bake medieval Pynite (pine nut tarts)Tweet