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Course of 'richis'

Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 6:38 pm
by conanthelibrarian
Does anyone know what 'richis' are, please?

They are on the food list for Michaelmas in 16th C. I thought at first it could mean Roach, but that seems to be Roche.

Also - what is difference between a 'full course' or a 'half course'? There is mention of a 'full course of richis', and a 'full course' and a 'half course of eggs'.

It is probably very simple, but I haven't been able to find it in any of the sources I have here.

Conan

Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 6:59 pm
by Grymm
rissoles.....................no honest it is, well mebbe.
rischew either of meat or fruit, li'l fried pattys or a filling in dough/batter.
There are a couple of recipes in Cury in Englisch for them.