Mushroom Patina

Apicius 7.13.6

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

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Cooking Apicius

Cooking Apicius

By Sally Grainger

Published 2006

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This is not named as a patina in the original manuscript but it may have been considered as one. Egg, along with a vegetable, fish sauce and other seasonings are standard ingredients. It has no liquid apart from oil, fish sauce and honey and this is unusual. In a similar recipe with small-fry or whitebait the fish is mixed with egg and then simmered, literally ‘fried’, in a mixture of oil, wine and fish sauce until it sets. In this instance, I have