From sage, salt with wine, pepper, garlic, and parsley
Make a sauce, mixing it together in a sprightly manner.
If you want to be healthy, wash your hands often.
Washing after a meal gives you two benefits:
It cleans your hands and makes your eyes keen.
Bread should be neither warm nor stale.
It should be leavened, raised, well-baked,
Moderately salted, and chosen from the best grains.
Do not eat the crust, since it causes burning choler.
Bread that is salted, leavened, well-baked,
Pure, and healthy should be of great benefit to you.
If you eat pork without wine, it is worse than mutton.
If you add wine to pork, then it is food and medicine.
The intestines of pigs are good; those of other animals are bad.
Must (new wine) interferes with urination and acts as a laxative;
It causes stoppage of the liver and spleen, and engenders kidney
Drinking and eating at the same time may be harmful, since water
Cools the stomach, and the food is liable to remain undigested.
Veal is very nourishing.
Chcken, duck, turtle-dove, starling, pigeon,
Quail, blackbird, pheasant, thrush,
Partridge, chaffinch, orex, wagtail, and water fowl are nourishing.