Tuesday, 19 April 2011

Commemoration of Bishop Andrewes Friday 15th April

Fellow 1576 * Master 1589-1605* Dean of Westminster 1601
Bishop of Chichester 1605 * of Ely 1609 *
of Winchester 1619
Lancelot Andrewes (1555 – 25 September 1626) was an English clergyman and scholar, who held high positions in the Church of England during the reigns of Queen Elizabeth I and King James I. During the latter's reign, Andrewes served successively as Bishop of Chichester, Ely and Winchester and oversaw the translation of the Authorized Version (or King James Version) of the Bible. In the Church of England he is commemorated on 25 September with a Lesser Festival.
The menu as it might have looked in the 17th Century.

Smoaked Mallard wyth sallets of orenge & rockett
Drest in honey, herbes & citrus
Judges 14: 8
Vegetables of the Grecian Academie at Merchant Taylors’
Cheese of greene pear
Acts 14: 1
Roasted Lobster in ye Winchester stile
Matthew 7: 10
Parcells of Chesse Nutts and Italian cheese
Wyth crushed roote of sellary
Exodus 16: 31
Master’s Racke of Springe Lamb
Skyrrets of Peru, purple Coleworts, Leeks, fruit mixture, drest in rosemary
Revelation 19: 9
Chichester Frytter
Caponado, Tapenado, drest in orenge, thyme & saffron
Song of Solomon 4: 14
Almoner’s Cookt creme of Elderflower
mixture of Goseberie
Song of Solomon 2: 12

Smoked Duck, Orange and Rocket Salad
Honey, herb and citrus dressing
Roasted Lobster with Jus Citrus
Rack of Spring Lamb
Pommes Boulanger, purple sprouting broccoli, baby leeks, fruit compote and rosemary jus
Elderflower Pannacotta
With gooseberry compôte


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