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To Boile onions.

This is an excerpt from The Second part of the good Hus-wiues Iewell
(England, 1597)
The original source can be found at the University of Michigan's "Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse"

To boile Onions.. TAke a good many onions and cut the[n] in foure quarters, set them on the fire in asmuch water as you think will boyle them tender, and whe[n] they be clean skimmed, put in a good many of small raisons, halfe a spooneful of grose pepper, a good peece of Suger, and a little Salte, and when the Onions be through boiled, beat the yolke of an Egge with Uergious, and put into your pot and so serue it vpon soppes. If you will poch Egges and lay vpon them.


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