Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Sauce gauncile

15th century cookbook, Ashmole MS. 1439. sauces

Sauce gauncile

—Take floure and cowe mylke, safroune wel y-grounde, garleke, peper, salt [added in different ink.] and put in-to a faire litel pot̘; and seþe it̘ ouer þe fire, and serue it̘ forthe with the goos.

Modern English

—Take four and cows milk, saffron well ground, garlic, pepper, salt, and put into a good little pot; and boil it over the fire, and serve it forth with the goose.

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