To Boil a Carp in Corbolion

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The Accomplisht Cook

By Robert May

Published 1660

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Take as much wine as water, and a good handful of salt, when it boils, draw the carp and put it in the liquor, boil it with a continual quick fire, and being boiled, dish it up in a very clean dish with sippets round about it, and slic’t lemon, make the sauce of sweet butter, beaten up with slic’t lemon and grated nutmeg, garnish the dish with beaten ginger.