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For Tuskyn


This is an excerpt from Liber cure cocorum [Sloane MS 1986]
(England, 1430)
The original source can be found at Thomas Gloning's website

For Tuskyn. Take raw porke and hew hit smalle, And grynde in a morter. temper hit þou schalle With swongen egges, but not to þynne. In gryndynge, put powder of peper withinne, Þenne þis flessh take up in þy honde, And rolle hit on balles, I undurstonde, In gretnes of crabbes. I harde say In boylande water þou kast hom may. To harden þen take hom oute to cole, And play fresshe brothe fayre and wele. Þer in cast persoley, ysope, saveray, Þat smalle is hakked by any way. Alye hit with flour or brede for þy, Coloure hit with safroun for þe maystré. Cast powder of peper and clawes þer to, And take þy balles or þou more do, And put þer in. boyle alle in fere And serve hit forthe for tuskyne dere.

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