Monday, May 10, 2010

A goos in hogepotte

Two 15th century cookbooks
Ab. 1420 A.D.

A goos in hogepotte

—Take a Goos, & make hure clene, & hacke hyre to gobettys, & put yn a potte, & Water to, & sethe to-gederys; þan take Pepir & Brennyd brede, or Blode y-boylyd, & grynd y-fere Gyngere & Galyngale & Comyn, & temper vppe with Ale, & putte it þer-to; & mynce Oynonys, & frye hem in freysshe grece, & do þer-to a porcyon of Wyne.

Modern English

A Goose in Hodgepotte

—Take a Goose, and make her clean, and hack her to pieces, and put in a pot with water, and boil together; then take pepper and hot bread, or boiled blood, and grind together ginger and galangal and cumin, and temper it up with ale, and put it thereto; and mince onions, and fry them in fresh grease, and add to this a portion/quantity of wine.

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