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To Make A Mortis

This is an excerpt from The Good Housewife's Jewell
(England, 1596)
The original source can be found at

To make a mortis. Take almondes and blanche them, and beate them in a morter, and boyle a Chickin, and take al the flesh of him, and beate it, and streine them together, with milke and water, and so put them into a pot, and put in Suger, and stirre them still, and when it hath boyled a good while, take it of, and set it a cooling in a payle of water, and straine it againe with Rose water into a dish.


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