The name is said to come from the local dialect "croé" or small.
Because they are made with buckwheat flour, they retain their texture and firmness when cooked.
Back to top One other factor marks out the bulk of our Middle English evidence from the bulk of our Old English or early modern English evidence, although it is less directly a matter of change in the language than in how it is represented in writing: Medieval Britain had many languages.
To cook, add them to boiling water and cook for 20 minutes.
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(Before 1150 being the Old English period, and after 1500 being the early modern English period.) In terms of ‘external’ history, Middle English is framed at its beginning by the after-effects of the Norman Conquest of 1066, and at its end by the arrival in Britain of printing (in 1476) and by the important social and cultural impacts of the English Reformation (from the 1530s onwards) and of the ideas of the continental Renaissance.
They also dried strips of pumpkin and wove them into mats.