Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Rysshews of Fruyt

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

Rysshews of Fruyt

Take Fyges and raisouns. pyke hem and waisshe hem in Wyne. grynde hem wiþ apples and peeres. ypared and ypiked clene. do þerto gode powdours. and hole spices. make bailes þerof. fryen in oile and serue hem forth.

Modern English

Fruit Rissoles

Take figs and raisins, pick them and wash them in rind. Grind them with apples and pears, pared and picked clean and add to this good powdered and whole spices. Make balls from the mixture and fry them in oil and serve them forth.

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