[Sca-cooks] ham/pork with gold bars

Antonia di B C dama.antonia at gmail.com
Sun Apr 15 22:04:21 PDT 2012

On 16/04/2012 4:48 PM, Stefan li Rous wrote:
>>> Pygge in barre. Take a pigge and farse (fluff) hym, and roste hym,
>>> and in the rostynge endorse (lafle) hym; and when he is rosted lay
>>> orethwart him over one barre of silver foile, and another of golde,
>>> and serve hym forthe so al hole to the borde for a lorde.
> "lay orethwart him over" What is "orethwart"? But I was seeing "him 
> (the pig) over one barre of silver foil" as over the foil. Why do you 
> see the foil being over the pig?

Orethwart = across.  I also read that as putting the foil over the pig.

Antonia di Benedetto Calvo
Dulce et decorum est pro patria pavlovam coxi.

More information about the Sca-cooks mailing list