original text from about A.D. 1390
—Pill garlec and cast it in a pot with water and oile. and seeþ it, do þerto safroun, salt, and powdour fort and dresse it forth hool.
—Peel garlic and cast it in a pot with water and oil and boil the garlic. Add to this some saffron, salt and strong spices and serve it (likely the garlic) whole.