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19 famous recipes.

Additional Title(s):

Nineteen famous recipes

Great Britain, between 1877 and 1901?
Physical Description:
1 volume (20 pages) ; 21 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TX717 .N56 1877
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
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Archives & Manuscripts
Written in black ink, with headings in red.
Manuscript recipe book by an unidentified compiler. The recipes are written on the ruled pages of an exercise book, in green printed wrappers. The front cover features a wood-engraved illustration of Queen Victoria, "Empress of India" (Victoria was proclaimed Empress of India in 1877). Below the image are the words "Exercise book, Qual. B. Written by [blank]." In the blank, the compiler has written the words "19 Famous Recipes."
Subject Terms:
Cooking, English.
Desserts -- Great Britain.
Formulas, recipes, etc. -- Great Britain.
Meat -- Great Britain.
Soups -- Great Britain.
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901 -- Portraits.
Wood engravings -- 1877-1901.

  • A Russian cream soup
  • A delicious oyster soup
  • An excellent fish pie
  • Priest's mackerel
  • The parson's fish sauce
  • Spanish mutton
  • Spiced beef
  • Quail à la minute
  • To jug beef steaks
  • Pigeons stewed whole
  • Pea and lettuce toast
  • Sardine toast
  • Another delicious sardine toast
  • Mousseline pudding
  • Claret jelly
  • Pelitti's rich pound wedding cake
  • Angel or snow cake
  • Soda scones
  • Cream toffee and chocolate toffee.

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