MANUSCRIPT RECIPE BOOK Recipe book of Hester Goodyear and others, kept in several eighteenth century
Lot 353
MANUSCRIPT RECIPE BOOK Recipe book of Hester Goodyear and others, kept in several eighteenth century hands, including recipes "To Make Excellent Pancakes", "To Pickle Mellons Like Mangoes", "To Make ye best Fretters that Ever was Eate", "To rost a shoulder of mutton in blood", "To Make a Galimaufry Soup" and "To Candy Orang Flowers. this way Lady Anne Colmleys way & my Lord Bsp. of Londons", the majority of the entries with the name of the donor in the margin (reoccurring names including Lady Va
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COOKERY AND DOMESTIC ECONOMY
MANUSCRIPT RECIPE BOOK
Recipe book of Hester Goodyear and others, kept in several eighteenth century hands, including recipes "To Make Excellent Pancakes", "To Pickle Mellons Like Mangoes", "To Make ye best Fretters that Ever was Eate", "To rost a shoulder of mutton in blood", "To Make a Galimaufry Soup" and "To Candy Orang Flowers. this way Lady Anne Colmleys way & my Lord Bsp. of Londons", the majority of the entries with the name of the donor in the margin (reoccurring names including Lady Vanbrugh, Lady Norcliffe and Mrs Ridsdale), 101 pages, ruled in red, contemporary vellum, stained, folio, eighteenth century

Footnotes

  • Four pages of this volume comprise monthly listings of "Grose Provisions", "Fowles in Season" and "Fishe in season", with instructions for "...provisions to bee kept in house till grasse Beefes come in & buy young Steares to put to pasture. & fedd mutton for ye winter... Buy in September & October Brawnes, Bacons, & large Porckers to bee fedd". A four-page index prefaces the recipes. See illustration at page 78.
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