To roast A Neats Tongue

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The Accomplisht Cook

By Robert May

Published 1660

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Take a Neats-tongue being tender boil’d, blanched, and cold, cut a hole in the but-end, and mince the meat that you take out, then put some sweet herbs finely minced to it, with a minced pippin or two, the yolks of eggs slic’t, some minced beef-suet, or minced bacon, beaten ginger and salt, fill the tongue, and stop the end with a caul of veal, lard it and roast it; then make sauce with butter, nutmeg, gravy, and juyce of oranges; garnish the dish with slic’t lemon, lemon peel and barberries.