The Good Huswifes Handmaid for the Kitchen.

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Edited Peachey, Stuart.


This book is a transcription rather than a facsimile as the original is in a rather difficult to read Gothic script, with original spelling and punctuation retained. “Manie principall pointes of Cookerie. as well how to dresse meates, after sundrie the bes fashions used in England and other Countries, with their apt and proper sawces, both for flesh and fish, as also the orderly serving of the same to the Table. Hereunto are annexed, sundries necessarie Conceits for the preservation of health. Verie meete to be adioined to the good Huswifes closet of provision for her household.

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Paperback: 72 pages
Language: English
Illustrations: NA
ISBN-13: 9781858040035
Product Dimensions: 21.0 x 14.3 x 0.4 cm

Staff Comments:

As indicated, this is a typed transcription of an extant recipe book (~1594) without further modern notation or explanations. Contains a large proportion of normal receipts for food and drink over medicinally based receipts. Transcription of the original table of contents, a modern index and glossary at the back with notes on dating of the festivals mentioned within.

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Weight 0.1 kg


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