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Xliij - Mortrewes Of fysshe


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"

xliij - Mortrewes of Fysshe. Take Gornard or Congere, a-fore the navel wyth the grece (for be-hynde the navel he is hery (Note: Hairy) of bonys), or Codlyng, the lyuer an the Spaune, an sethe it y-now in fayre Water, and pyke owt the bonys, and grynde the fysshe in a Morter, an temper it vp wyth Almaunde Mylke, an caste ther-to gratyd brede; than take yt vp, an put it on a fayre potte, an let boyle; than caste ther-to Sugre and Salt, an serue it forth as other Mortrewys. And loke that thow caste Gyngere y-now a-boue.

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Other versions of this recipe:

Mortrews of fysshe (Liber cure cocorum [Sloane MS 1986])

Mortins of fisshe (A Noble Boke off Cookry)

MORTREWS OF FYSSH (Forme of Cury)

Mortrews of fysch (Fourme of Curye [Rylands MS 7])

Mortrowes of fissh (Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books)

Mortrows on Fysh Dayes (Thomas Awkbarow's Recipes (MS Harley 5401))

To mak mortins of ffische (A Noble Boke off Cookry)

To make mortrose of Fyshe (Gentyll manly Cokere (MS Pepys 1047))




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