Manuscripts, EnglishFormulas, recipes, etcMedicine, PopularCooking, English
, 15,  p.
Preliminary p. [2-4], 4 (2nd group), [33, 35-98, 101, 109-113, 115, 120, 123-124, 128-129, 134-138, 143-144, 150] (3rd group) blank.
Includes food recipes, household cleansing formulas, and medicinal remedies.
Title derived from contents.
Date of composition derived from inscription on prelim. p.  and p.  (3rd group); place of composition from upper cover.
Holograph in black & brown ink, as well as in pencil.
Cursive script; varying number of long lines per page.
With two plans for place-settings at end.
Bound in contemporary half roan, marbled boards, with an engraved label for Extrait d'Absinthe on front pastedown.
Recipes include: To pickle mushrooms white; parsnip wine; veal sausages; to make ginger beer; green gooseberry wine etc.
A number of the cooks are named and appear to be from the Leeds and Cambridge area.
Partial index on pastedown at end.
Formerly catalogued as Fisher MSS 03322.
Acquired from Ken Spelman, 8 June 2006.