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Cookery Through the Ages
Recipes from the Medieval to the Victorian ages.




Take wine and fresh broth, cloves, maces, mary (marrow), powder of ginger, and saffron, and let boil together.

And 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.

And 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.

And let them bake enough.



Please also visit Old London Maps on the web as many of the maps
and views available there have plans and depictions of gardens from
the medieval period through to the late nineteenth century.

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