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Tart of Turnips

Recipe by Celeste Myers

[This recipe was created by Celeste Myers as part of a middle school history project - DM]


5 turnips
1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
1 egg
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. sugar
1/4 tsp. pepper
2 Tbsp. butter
1/4 tsp. rose water


Cook turnips then peel and slice thinly. Mix with cheese, egg, cinnamon, sugar, pepper, butter, and rose water. Put into a crust and bake at 350°F for an hour.

To make tarts of turnips. Take turnips, & put them to roast over the fire, when well cooked cut into long, small slices like one chops tripe, then take four ounces of soft, fat cheese, three raw eggs mixed with the cheese, a quarter ounce of cinnamon, two ounces of sugar, a little pepper, four ounces of melted butter, a little rosewater, & make tarts like the others, & serve so.

Published: 2013-06-25