Woodcocks, Larks, Blackbirds, or Sparrows, to Bake, the best way
PERIOD: England, 17th century | SOURCE: The Whole Duty of a Woman: Or a Guide to the Female Sex, 1696 | CLASS: Authentic
DESCRIPTION: how to bake small game birds into a pie
Woodcocks, Larks, Blackbirds, or Sparrows, to Bake, the best way.
Truss them, Parboil them, and so season them with Pepper, Salt and Ginger, and if you please, Lard them, then put them into a Coffin covered with Butter, mixed with a few sweet Herbs, all shred and beaten in a Mortar; and being Baked enough, draw them and pour in other Butter, beaten with the Yolk or two of an Egg.
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