Wednesday, October 12, 2011


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


—Take noumbles of deer or of other best, perboyle hem & kerve hem to dyce, take the self broth or betterm take brede & grynde with the broth, [inserted above: & temper hit up] with a gode quantite of vyneger & wyne, take oynouns & perboile hem & mynce hem smal & do therto, colour hit with blode, & do therto poudour fort & salt & boile it wel & serve hit forth.

Modern English

—Take numbles (organ meats/viscera] of deer or of other beast, parboil them and dice them, take the self broth [it’s broth] or better (,) take bread and grind with the broth, (temper it up) with a good quantity of vinegar and wine, take onions and parboil them and mince them small and add thereto, colour it with blood, and put thereto powder fort and salt and boil it well and serve it forth.

No comments:

Post a Comment