Wednesday, April 7, 2010

For to Make Spine

Ancient cookery
(forme of cury)
A.D. 1381

For to Make Spine
—Nym the flowrys of the haw thorn clene gaderyd and bray hem al to dust and temper hem wyth Almaunde mylk and aly yt wyth amydoun and wyth eyryn wel rykke and boyle it and messe yt forth and flowrys and levys abovyn on.

Modern English

To make Spine
-Take the flowers of the hawthorn, cleanly gathered, and bray them all to dust and temper them with almond milk and bind it with almond and with eggs well rykke(agitated/mixed?) and boil it and serve it forth (with flowers on top to garnish it.)

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