Hens in Gauncelye

Chicken in a Creamy Garlic and Saffron Sauce37

Preparation info
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Appears in
Cooking and Dining in Medieval England

By Peter Brears

Published 2008

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  • 1 × 2 lb/900 g roast chicken
  • 1 pt/


Remove the meat from the chicken and cut into cubes.

Grind the garlic with a little of the milk, add the remaining milk, the chicken and saffron, and simmer for 10 minutes.

Scald the yolks with a little of the hot milk, return to the pan, and stir, without boiling, until it has thickened, then serve.