Through the Ages
from the Medieval to the Victorian ages.
wine and fresh broth, cloves, maces, mary (marrow), powder of
ginger, and saffron, and let boil together.
take cream (and if it be clotted, draw them through a strainer),
and yolks of eggs, and meddle them together, and pour the liquor
that the mary was sodden in thereto.
then make coffins (shells) of fine pastry, and put the mary
therein, and mniced dates, and strawberries if it be that
time of the year, and set the coffins in the oven and let
bake a little while.
let them bake enough.