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How To Dresse neatstungs.

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

How to dresse Neatstungs. First boile them till the be very tender, then make tostes of bread, and toste them till they be very black, then wash the same tostes in faire water, and put them in a faire earthen Vessell, and then put to them flesh broth, Vinagre, red Wine, Sinamon and Ginger, and straine these altogither, so that it be not too thick, and put therto Sugar and salt, and boyle all these togither, then cut your tungs in faire leshes, and so frye them in sweet Butter, and that doone, put the Leshes into your sauce, and then let them boile well togither, and so serve them with the same sauce.


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