Sunday, March 21, 2010

For to make Eyryn in Bruet

The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Forme of Cury (by Samuel Pegge)
original text from about A.D. 1390

For to make Eyryn in Bruet

—Nym water and welle yt and brek eyryn and kast theryn and grynd peper and safroun and temper up wyth swete mylk and boyle it and hakke chese smal and cast theryn and messe yt forthe.

Modern English

To make Eggs in Bruet

—Take water and boil it and break eggs and cast them therein and grind pepper and saffron and temper (this) up with sweet milk and boil it and hack cheese small (cut the cheese small) and cast it therein and mess it forth.

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