original text from about A.D. 1390
Plays in Cyee
Take Plays and smyte hem to pecys and fry hem in oyle. drawe a lyour of brede & gode broth & vyneger. and do þerto powdour gynger. canel. peper and salt and loke þat it be not stondyng.
Plaice in Cyee
Take Plaice and chop them to pieces and fry them in oil. Draw a (thickened) sauce of bread and good broth and vinegar and add to this powdered ginger, cinnamon, pepper and salt and make sure that it is not too thick.