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To Make A Dish Of Snow


This is an excerpt from A Book of Cookrye
(England, 1591)
The original source can be found at Mark and Jane Waks' website

To make a dish of Snow. Take a pottle of sweet thick Cream, and the white of eight Egs, and beate them altogither with a spooone, then put them into your Creme with a dish full of Rosewater and a dish full of Sugar withall, then take a stick and make it clean, and then cut it in the end four square, and therwith beat all the aforesaid things togither, and ever as it ariseth, take it off, and put it into a Cullender, this doon, take a platter and set an Apple in the midst of it, and stick a thick bush of Rosemary in the Apple. Then cast your Snow upon the Rosemary & fill your platter therwith, and if you have wafers, cast some withall, and so serve them foorth.

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Other versions of this recipe:

To make snow (Das Kuchbuch der Sabina Welserin)

To make snow (Ouverture de Cuisine)

For dry snow (Ouverture de Cuisine)

To make a dyschefull of Snowe (A Proper newe Booke of Cokerye)




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