Detail View: Beer, Food, and Home Comfort: Domestic Collections at WMU: 19th century English cookbook

Identifier: 
exws_19cCookery
Title: 
19th century English cookbook
Alternative Title: 
Receipts by P.O., 1805
Date: 
1805
Description: 
Receipts by P.O., 1805. 61 pages of handwritten recipes plus 6pp. index. 19 x 16 cm., original notebook of half green vellum, marbled paper covered boards originally sold by Rowe, Stationer of Temple Bar. 95 cookery recipes and a few for the household. Brewing recipes include one for 54 gallons of beer with 5 bushels of malt. There are recipes for dishes done in a unique preparation, like potted lobster, seed cake, custard, puff paste, force meat balls, onion soup, turtle soup with oysters. Other recipes include "Allamode Beef," "Busbridge Puddings," preserved Barberries, a fish sauce with horseradish and sweet herbs, India pickle, stewed cucumbers, walnut ketsup, Carrack using Indian Soy, Nun’s Biscuits, solid syllabubs, herb soup, and "Woodlark’s Paste."
Subject: 
Cooking, English
Subject: 
Cooking, British
Subject: 
Cookbooks
Subject: 
Brewing
Subject-AAT: 
recipes
Time Period: 
Nineteenth century
Language: 
eng
Source: 
Western Michigan University Special Collections
Collection: 
Beer, food, and home comfort: domestic collections at WMU
Rights: 
Copyright 2017 Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, all rights reserved. The digital version is available for educational use under 'Fair Use' guidelines. For additional permission and further information contact the WMU Libraries, Digitization Center: lib-dc@wmich.edu
Type: 
Text
File Format: 
image/jp2
Publisher: 
Western Michigan University
Digital Date: 
2017
Digitization Specifications: 
Scanned by Digitization Center, Western Michigan University Libraries using Hasselblad H4D-200 MS camera, processed in Adobe Photoshop CS6. Archival file is .tif. Item viewed as a LUNA BookReader object.