Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Gees in hoggepot

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

Gees in hoggepot

—Tak gees & smyte hem on pecys cast hem in a pot, do therto half wyne & half water & do therto a gode quantite of oynouns & erbes, set hit on the fyre & cover hit fast, make a lyour of bred & blod & lay it therwith do therto poudour fort & serve hit forth.

Modern English

Geese in hodgepot

—Take geese and chop them in pieces (and) cast them in a pot, put therein half wine and half water and put thereto a good quantity of onions and herbs, set it on the fire and cover it quickly, make a layer of bread and blood and lay it therewith (and) add therein powder fort (strong spices) and serve it forth.

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