Richard II’s Lasagne

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An intriguing recipe for a kind of Medieval lasagne, layers of ‘pasta’ (flattened sheets of flour paste), cheese and broth, first appeared in The Forme of Cury (c1390), a compendium of Royal Household recipes commissioned by King Richard II, whose cooks also produced instructions for cheese-filled ravioli and rice with saffron, an early Milanese risotto. […]