“Their Diet is Fish, Fowl, Bear, Wild-cat, Raccoon, Deer, Oysters, Lobsters roasted or dry’d in Smoke, Lampres, Moos-tongues dry’d, which they esteem a dish for a Sagamore. With hard Eggs Pulveriz’d, they thicken their broth; Indian-Corn and Kidney-Beans boil’d, Earth-Nuts, Chest-Nuts, Lilly-Roots, Pumpkins, Milions, and divers sorts of Berries; Cook’d after various manners”. – A Trip to New-England &c. from the book, Five Travel Scripts. Edward Ward. 1699. London.
Note: Lampres refers to lamprey (eel), Milions refers to melons