Tuesday, April 13, 2010

For to Make Tartys in Applis

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

For to Make Tartys in Applis
—Tak gode Applys and gode Spycis and Figys and reysons and Perys and wan they are wel ybrayed colourd wyth Safroun wel and do yt in a cofyn and do yt forth to bake wel.

Modern English

Apple Tarts
—Take good apples and good spices and Figs and raisins and Pears and when they are well chopped and coloured well with saffron, put them in a coffin (pie shell) and bake well.

(below: not from the same recipe but close)

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