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Recipe book

Recipe book

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Date: 1750s
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Printed endpapers from 16th century bible.
Abstract:
This manuscript cookery book, with leaves from a sixteenth-century Bible as endpapers, offers a collection of mid-eighteenth century recipes ranging from plague water to chocolate puffs. It contains 502 recipes arranged in 14 sections, with such titles as Wet Sweet Meats; Dry Sweet Meats; Creams and Cheeses; Possetts and Sillibubs; Puddings and Pyes; Soups and Made Dishes; To Pickell; and The Side Dishes. These sections contain recipes for preserves; syrups; biscuits; dried fruit; jellies; creams; wines; and cakes; as well as savory dishes such as calves’ foot pudding; hedgehog pudding; roast eel and lobsters; mutton; veal; shrimp; and chicken. These recipes are followed by a section titled Bills of Fare, which contains lists of exemplary first and second course dishes, accompanied by two bills of fare in illustrated form.
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1 vol.
b&w illustrations
32 cm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
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Treasures Old & New: Recent Additions to Beinecke Collections
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Object ID: 2077444
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