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To Dyght A crabe

This is an excerpt from Gentyll manly Cokere (MS Pepys 1047)
(England, ca. 1500)
The original source can be found at James L. Matterer's website

To dyght A crabe. Take owte all yn the Crabe and lay hit yn a lityll vyneAgyr take And put A litell rede Wyne ther to and streyne all throwgh A streynner take pouder of gynger synamome and sugure and menge hem all togeder And put hym yn the shell And set hit on the fyre tyll he boyll and when hit ys boyled take hit of and cast pouder of synamome and sugure A pon and serue hit furth.


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