The index below covers a range of Middle-English terms used in medieval English cooking texts. Included are some of the more unusual spelling variants for modern words, English words still in use but considered archaic or old fashioned, and words common to England that may be unknown elsewhere (e.g. the names of English river fish).
egarduse (also: egurdouce) : A sweet and sour dish. (from French)
eier : Air.
eiren (also: eron, eyren, eyrenn, eyrin, eyryn, eyrynn) : Eggs. (from German)
eisel (also: eysel) : Wine vinegar. (from French)
elena campana : Elecampane (Inula helenium), also known as Horse-heal.
Elecampane - Inula helenium
elren : Elder tree (Sambucus nigra).
Elder tree - Sambucus nigra
endore (also: endorre) : Make golden. (from French)
enforse (also: enforce) : Stuff. (from French)
eowtes : Chopped herbs in broth. Most likely a transcription error for "iowtes".
erbeblade (also: erbolates) : A baked dish of herbs with eggs.
etemele : Oatmeal.
euarund : Garnished. May be a transcription error for "armed".
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