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Medieval Recipes

Below are some medieval recipes. Unless otherwise noted the interpretations are my own.
Whenever possible I've given the source and/or the original text.

Recipes marked G are the work of Kristen Wright and are hosted on her website,

Recipes marked Z are the work of Jennifer Marshall-Craig and are hosted here by permission.

Recipes marked H are the work of Diana Hart and are hosted here by permission.

Recipes marked V are recipes with vegetarian/vegan options by Felice Debbage and are hosted here by permission.

Recipes marked N are the work of Nicholas Myers and are hosted here by permission.

Recipes marked Y are the work of Yonnie Travis and are hosted on her website, Give it Forth.

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Meat Dishes - Beef

A Good Roast G
Alows de Beef
Balls or Skinless Sausages G
Beef Pie H
Beef y-Stewed
Bukkenade (beef stew)
Chopped Liver
Cinnamon Brewet Z
Custarde (savory quiche with meat)
Drawyn Grwel Y
Florentine Style Meat in a Baking Dish G
Kabobs G
Pompys Y
Pumpes (meatballs)
Roman Meatloaf V
Sausedge G
Stewet Beef
Veal Tart with Cream

Meat Dishes - Pork

A Pudding in a Cowcumber
Almondegas G
Auter Brawn en Peuerade Y
Bake Mete Ryalle
Baked Gammon of Bacon
Brawn en Peuerade Y
Charlet a-forcyd Y
Charlette Y
Cormarye (roast pork)
Fyllettes in Galyntyne G
Gruelle a-forsydde Y
Mortadella G
Mylates of Pork (pork pie)
Parma Tarts
Pork Sausages Z
Rissoles On A Meat Day
Sausage with Fennel G
Stuffed Cabbage G
Stuffed Piglet
Tartes of Flesch
Zervelat (sausage) G

Meat Dishes - Poultry

Bowres Y
Capon Pie Z
Capon Roste
Chicken Pasty
Chike endored
Cinnamon Soup
Gelyne in Dubbatte Y
Grave of Small Birds
Henne in Bokenade Y
Hennys in Gauncelye Y
Kings Chicken H
Pegions Stewed
Quystis Scun (Pigeons Stewed) Y
Roast Hen Z
Rosee G
Roseye G
Sauce Madame
Smale Byrdys y-Stwyde Y
Stewed Capon
To Bake Chickins G

Meat Dishes - Other

Baked Mallard G
Bratvurst G
Coney in Civey
Garbage Y
Grete Pyes
Humbles of a Deere
Hungarian Tart Z
Pies of Paris G
Pikkyll pour le Mallard
Pyes of Paris
Roe Deer
To Bake Venison G
To make Pyes
Turkey G
Venison Custarde
Venison Sausage G

Fish & Seafood Dishes

Cod G
Eeles in Bruet G
Fish Sausage
Salmon Pie
Shrimp G
To Bake Eeles G

Green Vegetables

A Dishe of Artechokes
Boiled Asparagus
Cabbage H
Caboges Y
Chopped Spinach G
Cremoneze Tart
Diuers Sallets
Genovese Tart G
Greens (spinach) Z
Joutes Y
Lange Wortes de Pesoun Y
Lange Wortys de Chare Y
Pickled Cabbage G
Salad of Greens G
Salad of Roots G
Salat G
Salat of Asparagus G
Spinach Tart
To Make a Tart (chard and spinach) Z
Wortes (cabbage) G

Root Vegetables

Garnished Turnips
Onion and Parsley Salad
Onions with Cumin Sauce
Parsnip Pie
Parsnip Pie
Pickled Vegetables
Pottage of Turnips
Roasted Turnips
Soupes dorroy Y
Tart of Turnips N
Turnips G
Vegetable Stew Z

Other Non-Meat Dishes

Drawen Benes (vegan) V
Funges (vegan) V
Mawmenee (vegan version) V
Mushroom Tart Z
Mushroom Tart G

Eggs, Cheese, & Dairy

Cheese ("Fromage Facile")
Ember Day Tart
Eyron en poche Y
Frittata (Egg Omelet) G
Garlic Cheese
May Eggs
Pochee (poached eggs with custard sauce)
Potage on Fysshday Y
Rique-Manger (eggs and apples)
Stuffed Eggs
Stuffed Eggs Z
Tart of Onions

Breads, Grains, & Pasta

Cruste Rolle (fried crackers)
Fine Cakes (cookies)
Prince Bisket G
Quince Bread G
Rice Lombard
Rice Tart G
Roasted Rice G
Roman Macaroni G
Ryse G
Short Paest for Tartes (pie crust)
Twisted Bread of Milk and Sugar G
Wastels yfarced

Fruit Dishes

Apple Mousse Y
Apple Moyle Y
Apple Muse
Apple Royal Y
Apple Tart G
Apple Tart Z
Breney (fruit compote) G
Chardewardon (pear custard)
Chardewardon Y
Chardquynce (quince custard)
Cherry Torte
Conserve of Orenges
Emplumeus (cooked apples)
Flaune of Almayne
Grape Pudding G
Marmelade of Quinces
Peach Tart
Pear Tart G
Peeres in Confyt
Peres in Composte G
Perys en Composte
Perys en Composte Y
Plum Tart G
Potage of Roysons Y
Quynces or Wardones in paast
Rysschews of Fruit
Salat of Apples and Onions G
Soft Stewed Pears Z
Strawberries in Snow
Strawberry Tart G
Tart of Prunes G
Tarte of Wardens (pear pie)
Tartys In Applis
Tartys In Applis V
Wardonys in Syryp Y

Other Sweet Dishes

A Tart of Ryce
Almond Pudding G
Candied Horseradish
Cawdelle Ferry Y
Cold Leshe Viand G
Custard G
Gaylede Y
Gely G
Gyngerbrede G
Italian Pudding (bread pudding)
Leche Lumbarde (date bars)
Lenten Slices
Lyode Soppes Y
Marizpan G
Marzipan Torte G
Mon Amy G
Papyns Y
Payne Foundewe (bread pudding) G
Pety Pernauntes
Potage of ris
Pynade (candy)
Rede Rose Y
Rice in Almond Milk
Soupes Dorye Y
Spanish Pastries (Almond Roll) G
Sugared Almonds
Tortelli G
Tostee (toast w/syrup)
Violet Y
Violette Y
Zabaglone (wine custard)


Agraz (apple verjuice)
Alepevere Sauce
Black Grape Sauce G
Black Sauce for Capon
Cameline Sauce
Cherry Sauce H
Cold Sage
Jance Sauce G
Lumbard Mustard
Mustard Sauce Z
Pepper Sauce G
Pigge or Chiken in Sauge
Sauce Gauncile
Sauce for Stekys
Sauce for a Conie G
Sobre Sauce
Verte Sauce
White Leek Sauce
Wild Duck Sauce
Yellow Pepper Sauce


Almond Milk
Barley Water
Buttered Beere
Claret Z
Hazelnut Beverage G
Hypocras (spiced wine)

Spice Mixes

Fine Spice Z
Powder Douce
Powder Douce N
Powder Fine
Powder Fort
Sweet Spice Z