Sunday, October 29, 2006

Sweet Gourd, Dude

caveboySweet Torta From Gourds

1/2 lb yellow squash
1/2 c milk
8 oz cheddar cheese
2 oz butter
1/4 c sugar
1/8 t ground ginger
1/2 t cinnamon
6 eggs
1/2 c milk
6 threads saffron
1 double 9" pastry shell
2 T sugar
1 T rosewater

Grind your gourds, then boil in milk, and strain when half-cooked. Add cheese, butter, sugar, ginger, cinnamon, six eggs, a little milk, and saffron. Blend. Spoon into pastry shell, and cook over a slow fire. (Invent Fire.) Sprinkle with sugar and rosewater. From Cariadoc's Miscellany, a collection of artcles and recipes, Torta from Gourds.
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