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To Bake A neates Tongue To Be Eaten Hot


This is an excerpt from A NEVV BOOKE of Cookerie
(England, 1615)
The original source can be found at Thomas Gloning's website

To bake a Neates tongue to be eaten hot. BOyle it tender, and pill off the skinne, take the flesh out at the but-end: mince it small with Oxe suit, and marrow. Season it with Pepper, Salt, Nutmeg, parboyld Currens, and a minced Date cut in pieces. Take the yolkes of two new layd Egges, and a spoonefull of sweet Creame, worke all together with a siluer spoone, in a Dish, with a little powder of a dryed Orenge pill: sprinckle a little Uergis ouer it, and cast on some Sugar. Then thrust it in againe as hard as you can cram it. Bake it on a Dish in the ouen: baste it with sweet Butter, that it may not bake drye on the outside: when it is to be eaten sawce it with Uinegar and Butter, Nutmeg, Sugar, and the iuyce of an Orenge.

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