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Lxxvij - crem De Coloure

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"

lxxvij - Crem de Coloure. Take an make thicke Milke of Almaundys, and do it in a potte, and sethe it ouer the fyre; than take a fayre Canvas, an put it ther-on, and late renne out the Water; then take the halfyndele, and put it in a pot of erthe; then take the other halfyndele, and parte it in to, (Note: Two) and make the half 3elow, and do ther-yn Wyn, Sugre, Clowes, Maces, powder of Canelle; take and grynd a lytel in a morter; than temper it vppe wyth almaunde mylke, and do euery of hem in a potte, an loke that it be y-like chargeaunt, and sette it ouer the fyre, an boyle it a lytyl, an serue forth.


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