Monday, October 10, 2011


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


—Tak luyȝs or tenges, kerf hem in mosselis, fri hem in oille: nym vynegre / & ye thrudde perty sugur, mynce oynons, & boille smal, & clous, maces, & qibibus, & dresse hit forth.

Modern English

Sour and Sweet Fish

—Take pike or tench, cut him in morsels, fry him on oil: take vinegar and the third part sugar, mince onions, and boil small, and cloves, mace, and cubibs, and dress it forth.

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