Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Plays in Cyee

The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Forme of Cury (by Samuel Pegge)
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 ├żerto powdour gynger. canel. peper and salt and loke ├żat it be not stondyng.

Modern English

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.

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