To bake Oysters

Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Easy

Appears in

The Accomplisht Cook

By Robert May

Published 1660

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Method

Parboil your oysters in their own liquor, then take them out and wash them in warm water from the dregs dry them and season them with pepper, nutmeg, yolks of hard eggs, and salt; the pye being made, put a few currans in the bottom, and lay on the oysters, with some slic’t dates in halves, some large mace, slic’t lemon, barberries and butter, close it up and bake it, then liquor it with white-wine, sugar, and butter; or in place of white-wine, use verjuyce.