Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Piper for feel and for venysoun

15th century cookbook, Ashmole MS. 1439. sauces

Piper for feel and for venysoun

—Take brede, and frye it̘ in grece, draw it vp wiþ broþe and vinegre: caste þer-to poudre piper, and salt, sette on þe fire, boile it̘, and melle it̘ forþe.

Modern English

—Take bread, and fry it in grease, draw it up with broth and vinegar: cast thereto powdered pepper, and salt, set it on the fire, boil it, and [probably “messe” serve] it forth.

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