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To Make A tarte Of prunes

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 a tarte of Prunes. Take prunes and set them upon a chafer wyth a little red wyne and putte therto a manshet and let them boyle together, then drawe them thorowe a streyner with the yolkes of foure egges and season it up wyth suger and so bake it.


Recipes with similar titles:

to tarte prunes (A Book of Cookrye)

To make a Tarte of Prunes (The Good Housewife's Jewell)

Links to modern interpretations:

Grene Boke  

Tart of Prunes
Kristen Wright
Grene Boke

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