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To Make Chopped carp

This is an excerpt from Ouverture de Cuisine
(France, 1604 - Daniel Myers, trans.)
The original source can be found at

To make chopped carp. Take a well washed carp, & cut all the fish down next to the spine, & finely chop it with or as well as fresh salmon like a carp, then take two perch or herring cut & wash them well two or three times in hot water, then take the reins of the perch apart, & chop them with the carp & salmon, & fry them in butter, & put them in a pot, them put therein nutmeg, pepper cloves, currants, sugar, red wine, prunes, & put them to stew well together.


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