To bake Beef-Pallets

Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Medium

Appears in

The Accomplisht Cook

By Robert May

Published 1660

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Method

Provide pallets, lips, and noses, boild tender and blanched, cock-stones, and combs, or lamb stones, and sweet-breads cut into pieces, scald the stones, combs, and pallets slic’t or in pieces as big as the lamb stones, half a pint of great oysters parboil’d in their own liquor, quarter’d dates, pistaches a handful, or pine kernels, a few pickled broom buds, some fine interlarded bacon slic’t in thin slices being also scalded, ten chestnuts roasted & blanched; season all these together with salt, nutmeg, and a good quantity of large mace, fill the pie, and put to it good butter, close it up and bake it, make liquor for it, then beat some butter, and three or four yolks of eggs with white or claret wine, cut up the lid, and pour it on the meat, shaking it well together, then lay on slic’t lemon and pickled barberries, &c.