Monday, June 14, 2010

Brewet of Ayren

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

Brewet of Ayren
—Take ayrenn, water and butter, and seeþ hem yfere with safroun and gobettes of chese. wryng ayrenn thurgh a straynour. whan the water hath soden awhile: take þenne the ayrenn and swyng hem with verious. and cast þerto. set it ouere the fire and lat it not boile. and serue it forth.

Modern English

Brewet of Eggs
—Take eggs, water and butter, and boil them together with saffron and chunks of cheese. Wring the eggs through a strainer. When the water has boiled a while: take the eggs and stir them with verjuice and cast them in (the water). Set it over the fire, make sure it doesn't boil. and serve it forth.

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