Le Ménagier de Paris a été imprimé aux frais et par les soins de la Société des Bibliophiles françois. Il en a été tiré vingt-quatre exemplaires sur grand papier. The Good Wife’s Guide (Le Ménagier de Paris). ‘You said that you would not fail to improve yourself according to my teaching and correction, and you would do. Le Menagier de Paris. After these matters it is desirable to tell you of various general terms relating to cookery of any quality, and then you will be shown how to.

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JP] To the washing, the thanksgivings and go to the dressing-room; and then the servants dine, and quite soon after wine and spices; and then farewell. At other times and most often you fry the raw leaves, and when they are well fried, add a little water, as though making a stock from the oil.

Trout season begins in [1] George Soup, Parsley-laced Soup. And there is still another fish similar to the ray called “tire”, but it has no stickers on its back, and is larger and more speckled with black. Item, you must also scald those you are going to fry, and they must be floured, then fried, and eaten with green sauce, and put in broth or gravy.

The Good Wife’s Guide (Le Ménagier de Paris), A Medieval Household Book

Item, note that there is a difference between sticking and larding, for the first is with cloves and the other with bacon. Note that if you see that your soup is sticking, make it thinner, because it sticks from being too thick; and stir it constantly to the bottom of the pot in which it is sticking, before you add anything dr.

Two other equerries for the cellar, who will get the wine to be carried to the sideboard, to the tables and menagjer and they will have a varlet to draw the wine.

You know the good ones from the thin ones by their thick backs, round and green; and the other is greasy and yellow with a flat dry back. Rose, is accompanied by an informative critical introduction setting the work in its proper medieval context as a conduct manual. On a fish day and in Lent, fry the onions as is told in the preceding chapter, and then put the oil in which the onions were fried pxris the onions in along with bread-crumbs, ginger, cloves and grain, ground: Lw these lw are parboiled, then cooked, and eaten with hot sauce.

And this last sauce is called Saupiquet. Cook it in enough water until it is well cooked, then menagjer a large quantity of almonds and capon liver, and let it be well ground and mixed with your stock, and passed through a sieve: It is appropriate to shell them, and to find out from the people the place the nature of the peas of the area for commonly peas do not cook well in well-water: Item, if you cannot find enough heads, it can be done with a skinned?


Le Menagier de Paris: And if it is a meat day, when the beet-leaves are blanched, or winter beet-leaves are parboiled as told above, put them in pxris pot to cook in salted water, with pork and bacon in it. Bleed it as above, and keep the blood: Item, when this cod is caught at the edge of parris sea [78] and you want it to keep for ten or twelve years, you gut it, and take off its head, and dry it in the air and sun, and not with fire meangier smoke; and when this is done, it is called stockfish [79].

And they are in season from Saint Andrew’s Day November 30 until Lent, and they are only available every three years. Item, NEW BEANS must first be cooked until they burst, then separate them, and then boil in the liquid large pieces of brown bread two fingers thick, then put in each bowl two of these sops and salt over it.

Excerpts from The Good Wife’s Guide — “You said that you would not fail to improve yourself according to my teaching and correction, and lle would do everything in your power to behave according to my wishes. It is enough for three people. Freshwater fish the best you can get and saltwater fish, jellied eels, stuffed fish in hot sauce, tench in soup, crayfish, bream pies and plaice in water.

Parjs are three kinds of beet-leaf soups according to cooks who speak of them, white, green, and black. Part 13 – Poisson de mer ront.

The Good Wife’s Guide: Fry without flour in oil, then keep it in front of the fire: And you can put it in it, with powdered spices on it.

Le Ménagier De Paris

Gut it through its vent, then dry it with a clean rag, and without washing it at all put it on to roast, then eat it with cameline sauce or with a little salt; if it is salted mackerel, eat with wine and shallots. You must cut them up in pieces; do thus with goose when it is tough and skinny, for roasting removes what grease there is.

Main content page count Rich pasties 40, a stew of meat, beef marrow fritters, smoked eels, loach in water and cold sage soup, coarse meat and saltwater fish. Half a quarter-pound of long pepper, four sous. At the pastry-cook order: As this meat is tougher than fawn or goat, it must be parboiled and larded all along it: Take short-ribs of pork, which have been well washed and scalded, then half roasted on the grill: But the greenest and best is that which is cleaned, then washed and then minced very small, then blanched in cold water, then change the water and moisten in another water then squeeze out handfuls and put in a pot to boil in a stock of bacon and mutton; and when it has boiled a little and you wish to garnish it, put in a little cleaned parsley, washed and chopped, and a few yellow turnip-tops, and boil only till it bubbles.


MULLET is called “migon” in Languedoc, and it is scaled like a carp, then split the length of the belly, cooked in water, with parsley on it, then cooled in its water; and then eaten with green sauce, and better with orange sauce. But it seems to me that the color would be better if the bread was toasted, as toasted bread and saffron together make green and parsley also makes green.

Anyway, if you add parsley, it does not have to be blanched.

Le Menagier de Paris: A Parisian Bourgeoisie Household in 1400

Pages using citations with accessdate and no URL All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from February Tough beef the same. Item, have two ounces of coriander, which has not been confined in a box, and of which one ounce costs one blanc, and let it be ground and moistened with wine and pariss, then boiled and thrown on the two dishes.

At the poulterer, twenty capons, two Paris sous [32] each; five kids, four Paris sous; twenty young geese, three Paris sous each; fifty young chickens, twelve Paris deniers each; that is to say forty to be roast for the dinner, five for the jelly and five for supper in the cold soup.

Do not stir it and take it menagie from the fire, etc. In about the yearan older bourgeoisie man of about sixty living in Paris married a young girl of good family and brought her into his household. Cut strips of meat from the leg of beef, and wrap inside marrow and beef fat: Soup from beet-leaves washed, then minced and parboiled, is greener that those which are first parboiled and then chopped.

And if you wish it to be salted just from morning until evening, prepare it and cut it up, and put the chunks in coarse salt; and if you wish to advance it further, grind up black salt and rub each chunk with it, and then bury in salt between two bowls.

And also this piece is sovereign when sliced in strips, put in pastry; and when the pastry is cooked, throw on lamprey sauce.

Part 9 – Autres potages lians sans chair.

Venison, a hefty leg. Item, when you kill it, you should split its head down to the shoulders. DAB are speckled with yellow or russet on the back, becoming paler at the vent; they should be fried in flour and eaten with green sauce, or half fried and eaten in stew or broth.