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IN VITULINAM ELIXAM (Boiled Veal) (Apic. 8, 5, 3) Ingredients:
  • 800 g – 1 kg veal
  • 2 tblsp honey
  • 2 tblsp vinegar
  • 100 ml oil
  • 100 ml Liquamen (or 100 ml white wine + 1 tsp salt)
  • Pepper
  • Privet
  • Cumin
  • Celery seeds to taste
  • a little bit of cornstarch

Cook the veal for about 1 1/2 hour until well done. Mix together honey, vinegar, oil, liquamen and spices in an extra pan. Boil the sauce only shortly and thicken it with cornstarch. Then pour sauce over the veal and let boil on low heat for another 10 minutes. Serve.

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