A Boke of Gode Cookery Presents

To make a Dish of Marrow

PERIOD: England, 17th century | SOURCE: The Accomplish'd Lady's Delight In Preserving, Physick, Beautifying, and Cookery, 1675 | CLASS: Authentic

DESCRIPTION: Small pasties of marrow, made to resemble peas pods

To make a Dish of Marrow.

Take a piece of fine Paste, and roul it very thin; then take the Marrow all as whole out of the Bones as you can, and cleave it into four quarters; then take it and season it with a little Pepper, Salt, Sugar, and Dates small minced, then lay one piece in your Paste, and make it up like a Pescod; so make half a dozen of them, and fry them in Clarified Butter, scrape Sugar on, and serve them.

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