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: 
No copyright. Digital access provided by Special Collections, Western Michigan University Libraries.
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.