If fish are soft, they should be eaten when they are large in
If fish are hard, they are more nutritive when small in size.
Pike, perch, sole, whiting, tench,
Shrimp, plaice, carp, gurnard, and trout are all edible fish.
Eating eels is bad for the voice
As those who know anything about medicine will attest, and
Cheese and eel are harmful when eaten together in great quantity,
Unless you drink wine often.
During the meal take small drinks often.
If you eat an egg, make it soft and fresh.
We decided both to praise and to reproach the pea:
Without the pod, peas are rather good;
With the pod, they cause gas and are harmful.
Goat's milk is healthy for consumptives, and next after that camel's
But most nutritious of all is ass's milk;
Cow's milk is also nutritious and likewise sheep's milk.
If your head is feverish or aches, milk is not very healthy.
Butter softens, is moist and acts as a laxative when there is no
Whey cuts through and washes, penetrates and purifies.