A notebook containing approximately 195 culinary and domestic recipes.
Culinary recipes include: 'carrot soup', 'to stew Lampreys or Eels', 'pickle tongue', 'ginger biscuits', 'egg wine', 'Mushroom, Oyster and Walnut Catchup', along with many types of jellies and jams.
Includes a recipe for potato chips on page 42, which may pre-date the earliest printed source, "The Cook's Oracle," London, 1822.
Many of the cooks who shared these recipes are named throughout, including: Mrs. W. Tongue, Miss Waldron, Mrs. Wylde, Mrs. Mapleton, Mrs. Hacket.
Pages 124-223 and 258-259 omitted in paging. Pages 253 and 257 duplicated.
Pages [10-15] of preliminary matter, and pages 27, 40, 46-83, 277, , , [310-461] are blank.
Page numbers supplied in manuscript.
Paper watermarked 1804.
Includes index at front.
Blank book completed in manuscript.
Title derived from contents.
Nineteenth-century cursive script in multiple hands, in black and brown ink, and in pencil.
Purchase; Pickering & Chatto; 2017; MS.17.043.