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(MANUSCRIPT: English cookery.)
1830. <i>With a Section on What to Feed Farm Workers</i> <br /><br />(MANUSCRIPT: English cookery.) c.1830.<br /><br />20cm x 16cm. 76 leaves (20 of which are blank). Contemporary red half-calf over marbled boards, calf renewed, spotting on some pages, numerous additional manuscript recipes pinned in and others from newspapers glued in. <br /><br />A very interesting collection of recipes, written in many hands, with numerous additional manuscript recipes either pinned in or taken from printed newspapers and mounted on various leaves or the pastedowns. There is a folded piece of stationary laid-in which is embossed "Phillack Rectory, Hayle" [in Cornwall]; it is a recipe for Medlar Jelly. There is also a flyer printed on light blue paper for "Seville Oranges. To make the best marmalade" from Richd M. Sharpe & Son, 114, Lower Thames Street and 6, Arthur Street East, London." <br /><br />The recipes include those To make Plumb Cheese; Scotch Orange Chip Marmalade; Almond Biscuits; Green Peas Soup; Sweet Gibbet Pie, Indian Pickle, Macaroons, Apple Snow; A Family Plum Pudding; and To preserve Vegetable Marrow. There is also a recipe entitled "Stewed Rabbit. Malta. Mrs. Petty." The drink recipes include those for ginger beer; an Elder Wine like Hermitage; and mixed drinks such as Milk Punch and a Raspberry Brandy. <br /><br />Many of the recipes are attributed to people such as Mrs. William Peel; Miss Chilcott; Evelyn Chilcott; Williams; Mrs. Stevens; Mrs. John Boines; Miss Harvey; and Mrs Plomer. There is also one recipe with an early annotation (and suggestion) signed "E.M. … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Ben Kinmont Bookseller [United States]
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