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This is an excerpt from Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books
(England, 1430)
The original source can be found at the University of Michigan's "Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse"

Charlete. Capitulum Clxxviij. Seth melke yn a pott and cast ther-to salt and saffron; and hew feyre buttes of calues or of porke small, and cast ther-to: and draw the white and yolkes of eyren, and cast to the licour when it builleth, and a litell ale, and stirre it till it crudde. and yiffe thou wilt haue it forced, hete milke scaldyng hoote, and cast ther-to rawe yolkes of eyren and poudre of gyngeuere, and sugre and clowes and maces, and lete natt fully buille; and press the cruddes in feyre lenyn cloth, and lessh it, and ley too or thre lesshes in a dissh: and cast the farsyng ther-on, and serue it forth hote.


Other versions of this recipe:

Charlet (Thomas Awkbarow's Recipes (MS Harley 5401))

Charlet (Forme of Cury)

Charlet (Fourme of Curye [Rylands MS 7])

Charlet (Liber cure cocorum [Sloane MS 1986])

Charlet (A Noble Boke off Cookry)

Charlet (A Noble Boke off Cookry)

Charlette (Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books)

Recipes with similar titles:

Charlet (Ancient Cookery [Arundel 334])

Charlet (Recipes from the Wagstaff Miscellany)

Charlet (Recipes from John Crophill's Commonplace Book)

Charlet (MS Douce 257)

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