To make a Sausage for Jelly

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The Accomplisht Cook

By Robert May

Published 1660

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Boil or roast a capon, mince and stamp it with some almond paste, then have a fine dried Neats-tongue, one that looks fine and red ready boil’d, cut it into little pieces, square like dice, half an inch long, and as much of interlarded bacon cut into the same form ready boil’d and cold, some preserved Quinces and barberries, sugar, and cinamon, mingle all together with some scraped ising-glass amongst it warm; roul it up in a sausage, knit it up at the ends, and sow the sides; then let it cool, slice it, and serve it in a jelly in a dish in thin slices, and run jelly over it, let it cool and lay on more, that cool, run more, and thus do till the dish be full; when you serve it, garnish the dish with jelly and preserved barberries, and run over all with juyce of lemon.