Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Ryse of fleysche

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

Ryse of fleysche

—Take rys & waische hem clene & do hem in an erthen pot with gode broth & lete hem seeth wel, afterward take al- maund mylke & do therto and colour hit with safroun & salt hit and messe hit forth.

Modern English

—Take rice and wash it clean and put in an earthen pot with good broth and let it boil well, afterward take almond milk and put thereto and colour it with saffron and salt it and [serve] it forth.

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