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For Fresh salmon.

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"

For fresh Salmon.. TAKE your Salmon and boile him in faire water, rosemary and time, and in the séething put a quart of strong Ale to it, and so let it boile till it be enough, then take it from the fire, and let it coole, then take your Salmon out of the pan, and put it into an earthen pan or woodden boule, and there put so much broth as will couer him, put into the same broth a good deale of vineger, so that it be tart with it.


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