original text from about A.D. 1390
—Take and make a thynne foyle of dowh. and kerve it on peces, and cast hem on boillyng water & seeþ it wele. take chese and grate it and butter cast bynethen and above as losyns. and serue forth.
—Take and make a thin sheet of dough and carve it into pieces and cast them into boiling water and cook them well. Take cheese and grate it and put this, with butter, layer with the dough as you did with losyns and serve it forth.