To make a dissh full of Snow
PERIOD: England, 1545 | SOURCE: A Propre new booke of Cokery | CLASS: Authentic
DESCRIPTION: A dish of whipped cream that resembles a tree blanketed with snow
To make a dissh full of Snow.
Take a potell of swete thicke creame and the whites of eight egges & beate them al togider with a spone / then put them in youre creame and a saucer full of Rosewater and a disshe full of Suger with all / than take a sticke & make it cleane / and than cutte it in the ende foure square / and there with heate all the aforesayde thinges togither / & ever as it ryseth take it of and put it into a Collander / this done / take one apple and set it in the myddes of it and a thicke busshe of Rosemary and set it in the middes of the plater / then cast your Snow upon the Rosemary & fyll your platter therewith. And if you have wafers cast some in with all and thus serue them forth.
To make a dish full of Snow.
Take a half gallon of sweet thick cream and the whites of eight eggs & beat them all together with a spoon / then put them in your cream and a saucer full of Rosewater and a dish full of Sugar with all / then take a stick & make it clean / and then cut it in the end four square / and therewith heat all the aforesaid things together / & ever as it rises take if off and put it into a Collander / this done / take one apple and set it in the midst of it and a thick bush of Rosemary and set it in the middle of the platter / then cast your Snow upon the Rosemary & fill your platter therewith. And if you have wafers cast some in with all and thus serve them forth.
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