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Mullets or Bace baked.
Scale, garbedg, wash and dry the Bace or Mullet very well, lard it with Salt-Eel, season it and make a Pudding for it of grated Bread, sweet Herbs, and fresh Eel minced, put also the yolks of hard Eggs, Anchovee washt and minced very small, some Nutmeg and Salt, fill the belly here with, or put it into quarters and season them with Nutmeg, Ginger and Pepper, lay them in your Pye and make Balls, and lay them on the pieces of Mullet, then put on some Capers, Prawns, or Cockles, yolks of Eggs minced, Butter, large Mace, and Barberries, close it up; being baked, cut it up and fill it with beaten Butter, and garnish it with sliced Lemon. This is a very good way for Tench or Bream.