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latheaxe
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Woodcock

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Was it eaten in the 14th century and how widely available was it??? :wink
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Plovers and woodcocks.
Pluck them dry, leave the heads and feet, spit them lengthwise, and eat them
with fine salt. Others wish Cameline [Sauce] with them. In a pie without
adding cheese; eat them with fine salt.


14th C recipe from the Viandiere de Taillevent.
Wilkes and Liberty, Wilkes and the Forty Five

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