Sunday, June 13, 2010

Vyannd Ryal

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

Vyannd Ryal

—Take wyne greke, oþer rynysshe wyne and hony clarified þerwith. take flour of rys powdour of Gyngur oþ of peper & canel. oþer flour of canel. powdour of clowes, safroun. sugur cypre. mylberyes, oþer saundres. & medle alle þise togider. boile it and salt it. and loke þat it be stondyng.

Modern English

Royal Dish

—Take Greek wine or Rhenish wine and clarified honey therewith. Take rice flour, powdered ginger, pepper and cinnamon, or powdered cinnamon, powdered cloves, saffron, sugar, mulberries or red sandalwood and mix all these together. Boil it and salt it and see that it is thick/stiff.

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