Viaunde of Cypres Ryalle (Cold Chicken Mincemeat)

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READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Lelandra

A great medieval Anglo/Norman SCA camping dish. "Take the braun of capounes or of hennes ysothe or rosted and bray it in a morter small as myed bred, and take good almound melk lyed with amodyn or with floure of rys & colour it with safroun and boyle it wel. & carge it with rosted braun,and sesn with honey and salt, and florsche it with maces and quibybes." Redaction from Traveling Dysshes (serves 8-10 at feast or 4-6 as entree) Caellyn FitzHugh, Two Fifteenth Century Cookery Books,1430-1450, England and France

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  1. Boil the wine and sugar together for ten minutes or until it thickens and clings to the spoon. Add honey, spices, almond and currants, and boil for another 5 minutes.
  2. Arrange the cold cooked chicken in serving dish. Pour the hot syrup over the chicken, and toss. Chill well; serve cold.

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