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Porry Of White pese


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

Porry of white pese. Take white pese and wasshe hom wele. Put hom in pot, so have þou cele, With water. and ere þo fyrst boylyng Þou katche hom doune with oute lesyng. Trendel hom in platere and pyke hom clene, Devoyde þo worme, etone alle bydene, In fressh water þou schalt hom caste, And boyle hom wyle þat þey breste. So sethe hom forthe al by dene, Quylle þay be boylde fayre and clene. Þen take þat brothe, and put þer to Mynsyd onyons, with powder also Of peper, coloure hit with gode safroune, And put þer to a lytel porcoun Of ale, and sethe hit ry3t wele, þenne After cut crust of bred I kenne, Sware as dyse and put þerto. Gyf hit a boylyng, no more ne myn, And serve hit forthe in to þe halle, Þese oþer peso 3it make þou shalle.

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Other versions of this recipe:

For white pese after porray (Liber cure cocorum [Sloane MS 1986])

Perrey Of Pesoun (Forme of Cury)

Perry of pesoun (Fourme of Curye [Rylands MS 7])




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