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To Make Fritters Of spinnedge


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

To make Fritters of Spinnedge. Take a good deale of Spinnedge, and washe it cleane, then boyle it in faire water, and when it is boyled, then take it forth and let the water runne from it, then chop it with the backe of a knife, and then put in some egges and grated Bread, and season it with suger, sinamon, ginger, and pepper, dates minced fine, and currans, and rowle them like a ball, and dippe them in Butter made of Ale and flowre.

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