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Puddings and Sweet Deserts

Sweetened curds with egg and elderflowers, fried or baked, sometimes in a pastry case (Cury 1390, Noble Boke 1480)

A form of curd tart

Original Receipt in 'The Forme of Cury' by the Chief Master-Cook of King Richard II, c1390 (Cury 1390)

Take and make a Crust in a trape. & take a cruddes and wryng out þe wheyze. and drawe hem þurgh a straynour and put in þe straynour crustes. do þerto sugur the þridde part & somdel [2] whyte of Ayrenn. & shake þerin blomes of elren [3]. & bake it up with curose [4] & messe it forth.
[1] Sambucade. As made of the Sambucus, or Elder. [2] Somdel. Some. [3] Blom of Elren. Elder flowers. [4] curose

Charminster Curd Tart
Cheese Cake or Curd Tart
Curd Tart
Spiced Curd Tarts
Yorkshire Curd Tart or Cheesecake

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