Friday, May 14, 2010

Fylettes of Galyntyne

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

Fylettes of Galyntyne

—Take fylettes of Pork and rost hem half ynowh smyte hem on pecys. drawe a lyour of brede and blode. and broth and Vineger. and do þerinne. seeþ it wele. and do þerinne powdour an salt an messe it forth.

Modern English

Fillets in Galentine

—Take fillets of pork and roast them till half done and then chop them into pieces. Draw (possibly through a strainer) a thickener of bread and blood with broth and vinegar and boil well together, then add to this powder (spices, should have at least Galangal and/or Ginger) and salt and serve it forth.

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