Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Rede Rose, Prymerose and Flowrys of hawþorn

15th century cookbook
Ab. 1420 A.D.

Rede Rose
—Take þe same, saue a-lye it with þe ȝolkys of eyroun, & forþer-more as vyolet.

—Ryȝth as vyolette.

Flowrys of hawþorn
—In þe same maner as vyolet.

Modern English

Red Rose
—Take the same (red rose petals, pressed, chopped) and bind them with egg yolks and further more as violet (likely sweeten and colour with the liquid from the rose petals)

—Right as violet (do the same as for violets)

Hawthorn Flowers
—In the same manner as violet

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