lxxv - Spyneye
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The Source Recipe
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lxxv - Spyneye. Take the Flowtherys of Hawthorun; boyle hem and presse hem, bray hem smal, temper hem vppe wyth Almaunde Milke, and lye it with Abyndoun (Note: Amydon.) and Gratyd brede and flowre of Rys; take Sugre y-now and put ther-to, or Hony in defawte, and colowre it wyth the same that the flowrys ben, and serue forth [correction; sic = f].

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Spynee. XX.II.XVII. Take and make gode thik Almaund mylke as tofore. and do þerin of flour of hawthorn. and make it as a rose. & serue it forth. [Forme of Cury]

.lvj. Spynee. Tak and make fode thikke almaund mylke as to fouer & do ther inne floures of hawthorun and make it as a rose & serve forth. [Fourme of Curye [Rylands MS 7]]

XLVI - FOR TO MAKE SPINE. Nym the flowrys of the haw thorn clene gaderyd and bray hem al to dust and temper hem wyth Almaunde mylk and aly yt wyth amydoun and wyth eyryn wel rykke and boyle it and messe yt forth and flowrys and levys abovyn on. [Forme of Cury]

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Searchable index of "Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?twofi:75>. Accessed on April 4, 2020, 6:41 pm.

Searchable index of "Forme of Cury". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?forme:56>. Accessed on April 4, 2020, 6:41 pm.

Searchable index of "Fourme of Curye [Rylands MS 7]". Medieval Cookery.
  <http://www.medievalcookery.com/search/display.html?fourm:56>. Accessed on April 4, 2020, 6:41 pm.

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