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Fracasea of meat or chicken

Translation of a 16th century Italian Recipe.

From Christoforo di Messisbugo, Banchetti composizioni di vivande e apparecchio generale (Lucio Spineda, Venice, 1610)

p99v Fracasea in altro modo. (Fracasea in another way.)

Take meat of whichever sort you would like, or else chicken, cooked by boiling, or else roasting, and cut into small pieces, and put it to fry in a pan with suet or ground lard, then have orange juice, or else good verjuice, and a little broth, and the yolk of an egg, and a little cinnamon, ginger, and mace, and a little minutely ground [...]1, mix them well together, and throw them with a tin ladle, or else frying pan, over the said meat, which you have quickly fried, and with two turns of the pan, so that it is mixed well together, then serve.

1 The word here is "prasomeli".