Ab. 1420 A.D.
—Take gode almaunde mylke y-draw wyth wyn, an let hem boyle to-gederys, an caste þer-to Safroun an Salt; an þan take Paynemayn, an kytte it an toste it, an wete it in wyne, an ley it on a dysshe, an caste þe syrip þer-on. And þan make a dragge of powder Gyngere, Sugre, canel, Clowes, Maces, an caste þer-on When it is y-dressid, an serue þanne forth for a potage gode.
—Take good almond milk drawn with wine and let this boil together, and then cast in some saffron and salt. Take good white bread and cut/slice it and toast it, and wet it with wine, and lay this on a dish and pour the syrup upon it. Make a sweet preparation of powdered ginger, sugar, cinnamon, cloves, mace and cast this over the toast and syrup and serve it forth as a good pottage.