Monday, October 10, 2011


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


—Nym almandes, Sugur & salt, & payn de mayn, & bray hem in a morter / do therto eyren, frie hit in oylle or in grese, cast theron sugur, & ȝif hit forth.

Modern English

—Take almonds, Sugar and salt, and [a fine white bread], and bray them in a mortar/ [add to this] eggs, fry it in oil or in grease, cast thereon sugar, and [give] it forth.

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