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To Make pyes Of Grene apples


This is an excerpt from A Proper newe Booke of Cokerye
(England, mid-16th c.)
The original source can be found at Thomas Gloning's website

To make pyes of grene apples. Take your apples and pare them cleane and core them as ye wyll a Quince, then make youre coffyn after this maner, take a lyttle fayre water and half a dyche of butter and a little Saffron, and sette all this upon a chafyngdyshe tyll it be hoate then temper your flower with this sayd licuor, and the whyte of two egges and also make your coffyn and ceason your apples with Sinemone, Gynger and Suger ynoughe. Then putte them into your coffin and laye halfe a dyshe of butter above the mand so close your coffin, and so bake them.

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