16th C, Ginestrata Soup (Chicken, Marsala, Cinnamon)

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by MarraMamba

Bert Greens Kitchen Bouquet's. Another source quotes this : "There was a time before when this soup was thought to enhance the virility of men. Not only due to its colour, but also due to its name." "

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Whisk egg yolks in a bowl and beat in the cinammon and marsala.
  2. Strain through several layers of cheesecloth. Beat in chicken stock, add the salt and butter.
  3. Gradually heat soup in a very heavy saucepan over very low heat (or use a double boiler over hot not simmering water) Stirring constantly. Dont allow it to boil.
  4. When slight thinkened pour into soup bowls and sprink with a 1/2 tsp of sugar and some nutmeg.

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