A Boke of Gode Cookery Presents

To make a tarte of strawberies

PERIOD: England, 1545 | SOURCE: A Propre new booke of Cokery | CLASS: Authentic

DESCRIPTION: A recipe for making a strawberry tart

To make a tarte of strawberies.

Take and strayne theim with the yolkes of foure egges & a little white brede grated / then ceason it vp with suger & swete butter and so bake it.

To make a tart of strawberries.

Take and strain them with the yolks of four eggs & a little white bread / then season it up with sugar & sweet butter and so bake it.

  • Strawberries
  • Egg yolks
  • Unseasoned white bread crumbs
  • Sugar
  • Butter
  • One 9-inch pie shell, made with shorte paest for tart
In a food processor or blender, purée the fruit, egg yolks, & bread crumbs into a smooth, thick mixture. Add a little butter, blending well, and season with sugar. Place in the pie shell and bake until the pastry is golden brown and the filling has set.


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