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  1. I think the colouring refers to actually steeping the rice in almond milk until it's somewhat reduced. This should colour it properly.
    I'd pre-cook the rice in stock only to semi done, like al dente pasta, ("well" can mean anything, they really abuse this word and its synonyms in medieval texts) but it's entirely possible the process is actually meant to yield a kind of mushy rice porridge. They'd have used spoon to eat it anyway

  2. if someone may explain to me. when was almond milk made because i searched it and it said 1978 but it is in this recipe which is like the 1300's. so please if someone can and may explain the history of almond milk

  3. The Imhof family, as in the Imhof mustard at groceries?
    "Other expensive things" like tulips? Maybe there was more money in growing tulips than saffron during the tulip craze.

  4. "Depending on who they were NOT at war with at any given time" has to be both the funniest and one of the most precise descriptions of the political relationships between European countries XD Thank you so much for making me laugh XD

  5. Wow. Glad I watched the video. It reminded me that I purchased 100 saffron bulbs to be delivered this September. How could I have forgotten? I figured it would be cheaper to grow my saffron. I’ll also have lots n lots of saffron, too. Great video. It makes me wonder what is the 2nd most expensive herb/spice, hmmmm, could it be vanilla? Great topic for Max, the history of spice/herbs on food.

  6. Just can't forget that the osso bucco, needs to braise for about three hours. Otherwise this is all going to be ready beforehand, and that'll just make for an even more interesting dinner party 👀

  7. You make me so happy. Thank you for existing and being you. Your videos help me calm down when I'm anxious. Between you and Townsend's, I can always find comfort and learning. Keep being wonderful.

  8. That's not quite what endored means… endoring is coating something to make it yellow (the term became used for coating in other colours but the whole word enDORe tells the tale – d'or- of gold). An example is a meatball coated in a paste of flour and egg yolks and/or saffron.

    A fun video as always, thanks!

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