Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Conynges in gravey

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

Conynges in gravey

—Take counynges, smyte hem on pecys perboile hem & drawe hem with a gode broth with almaundes y blaun- ched & brayed, do therinne suger & poudour ginger & the flesch ther with flourer hit with suger & with poudour ginger.

Modern English

Rabbits in Gravy

—Take coneys [rabbit], and chop them in pieces, parboil them and draw them with a good broth with blanched and crushed almonds, put therein sugar and powdered ginger and the fleash therewith, flour [dust] it with sugar and with powdered ginger.

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