Sunday, October 9, 2011

Apple Muse

15th century cookbook
Ab. 1420 A.D.

Apple Muse

—Take Appelys an sethe hem, an Serge hem þorwe a Sefe in-to a potte; þanne take Almaunde Mylke & Hony, an caste þer-to, an gratid Brede, Safroun, Saunderys, & Salt a lytil, & caste all in þe potte & lete hem sethe; & loke þat þou stere it wyl, & serue it forth.

Modern English

Apple Sauce

—Take apples and boil them, and strain them through a [sift?, to shake] into a pot; then take Almond milk and Honey, and cast therein, and grated Bread, Saffron, red sandalwood, and a little salt, and cast all in the pot and let them cook [boil], and look that you stir it well, and serve forth.

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