The Stewpot Recipe Gallery
Tatiana Pavlovna Sokolova
(Le Menagier de Paris 1393)
Wash it in three changes of water and then put in an
iron skillet to dry over the fire, and shake it well, so that it does not
burn; and then put it in simmering cow's milk, and do not let the spoon
touch it until it has boiled well, and then take it off the fire, and beat
it with the back of the spoon until it is very thick.
(Le Viandier de Taillevent c.1385)
Wash it in three changes of hot water and put it in simmering
cow's milk. Do not put the spoon in it until it has boiled.
Then remove it from on top of the fire and add a bit of saffron.
Boil it until it is done, and set it out in bowls.
1 cup Millet
1 1/2 cups milk
1 cup water
salt, as needed
Wash the millet in water. Add the millet to the milk and water
in a saucepan, along with some saffron for color, cover and cook until
it boils. Turn down the heat, and cook without stirring until tender
and the liquid is absorbed.