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Hazlitt, Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine. [With a longer chapter: "The Ear

Hazlitt, W.Carew.

Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine. [Mentioning also Thomas Muffet’s “Health’s Improvement” from 1655 and a longer chapter: “The Early Englishman and his Food”] Essays also include: “Royal Fests and Savage Pomp” / “Cookery Books” [including a small bibliography of 38 important cookery publications from before 1850: The Book of Carving by W. de Worde / The Treasury of Commodious Conceits and Hidden Secrets by John Partridge / The Good Housewife’s Jewel by Thomas Dawson / etc. etc. / Also included is a chapter on “Early Receipts” – Select Extracts from an early receipt-book: “To make Dutch-Beef / To make a Ragout of Pigs-Ears / Meat-Pies and Puddings / Sweet Puddings / Cakes (To make Shrewsbury Cakes) / To make Whetstone Cakes / Conserves, Dried and Candied Fruits, Marmalades etc. Another essay is: “Diet of the Yeoman and the Poor” / “Meats and Drinks” / “The Kitchen” – “Etiquette of the Table”.

London, Elliot Stock, 1886. Wide Octavo. 271 pages including an Index. Original Hardcover in protective collector’s Mylar. Large paper edition (fine india paper) with extra – wide space next to the text for notes. Deckled Edges. Binding slightly rubbed with a tiny defect to upper spine. Very fine and only minor foxing to some pages. [The Book-Lover’s Library. Edited by Henry B. Wheatley]

Chapters include: Select Extracts from an early Receipt-Book [Recipe-Book with recipes for Ragoo of Pig-Ears / To make Hams of Pork like Westphalia / To make almond cheesecakes / The Queen Cheese / Pistachia Cream / To make Portugal Cakes / To make the Marlborough Cake / To make Birch-Wine / To make Quince-Wine etc.]

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