To make a made Dish of Spinage in Paste baked

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The Accomplisht Cook

By Robert May

Published 1660

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Take some young spinage, and put it in boiling hot fair water, having boil’d two or three walms, drain it from the water, chop it very small, and put it in a dish with some beaten cinamon, salt, sugar, a few slic’t dates, a grain of musk dissolved in rose-water, some yolks of hard eggs chopped small, some currans and butter; stew these foresaid materials on a chaffing dish of coals, then have a dish of short paste on it, and put this composition upon it, either with a cut, a close cover, or none; bake it, and being baked, ice it with some fine sugar, water, and butter.