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To Bake Aloes.


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 bake Aloes.. TAke a Legge of mutton or Ueale, and cut it in thinne slices: take parseley, Time, Margerom, Sauerie, & chop them small, with ii. or iii. yolkes of hard Egges and put there to a good many Currants, then put these hearbs in the slices, with a péece of Butter in each of them and wrap them together and lay them close in your Paste, season them with Cloues, Mace, Sinamon, Suger, and a lyttle whole pepper, Currans and Barberies cast vpon them and put a dish of butter to them & whe[n] they be almost baked put in a little Vergious.

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