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Lix - To Fry figs


This is an excerpt from Koge Bog
(Denmark, 1616 - Martin Forest, trans.)
The original source can be found at Martin Forest's website

LIX - To fry figs. Chop the figs finely, and crush them in a mortar. Add crushed or grated wheat bread into it and mix it well together and give thereto several spices. Take it now from the mortar and spread it nicely out on a clean board iij fingers' breadth thick. Push through a skewer and take care that it doesn't fall off. Put it on a clean skillet on the fire and let it fry. Or on a broadspit and pour over it while it is frying olive oil. When it is fried serve it up and sprinkle it with cinnamon.

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