Monday, October 10, 2011


15th century cookbook, LAUD MS. 553 (Bodleian library)
Ab. 1420 A.D.


—Nym fressh flessh, what it euere be. Seth hit with goud beof, cast therto mynsed oynons & good spicerie, & lie hit with eyren, & ȝif hit forth.

Modern English

—Take fresh flesh, what it ever be. Boil it with good beef, cast therein minced onions and good spice, and lay it with eggs, and [give] it forth.

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