Monday, October 10, 2011


15th century cookbook, LAUD MS. 553 (Bodleian library)
Ab. 1420 A.D.


—Nym ye hed of ye codlyng & ye liuere, & pike out ye bones / cast therto goud poudre of piper & gyngiuer, and gif forth.

Modern English

—Take the head of the codling (small cod) and the liver, and pick out the bones/ cast good powder of pepper and ginger, and [give] forth.

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