Noodles in fairy butter (recipe for april fools day)

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
4 Egg Yolks; hard-cooked
½ cup Sugar
½ cup Sweet Butter; softened
1 teaspoon Dried Thyme; *
1 teaspoon Dried Sweet Basil; *
2 tablespoons Orange Flower Water
1 pounds Noodles; cooked
1 Orange; sliced

beat the egg yolks, sugar, butter, thyme, basil, and orange water in a small bowl until smooth. Mix enough of the butter with the hot noodles to coat them with a golden-yellow color. Garnish with orange slices.

* whenever possible, I use fresh rather than dried herbs NOTES : Since April Fool's Day is coming up I looked through a book I have that lists various dishes for different festivals throughout the year. It's

called A Kitchen Witch's Cookbook.

This is a recipe from the England, in the 1700s. The notes indicate "This

is a sweet side dish which, with its bright color and scent, inspires

thoughts of spring frolic, abundant buttercups, and pranks by the Fey.

People of the Middle Ages loved sweetened or spiced butter, especially

honey or sage butter.

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