The experienced English housekeeper : for the use and ease of ladies, housekeepers, cooks, &c. written purely from practice : dedicated to the Hon. Lady Elizabeth Warburton, whom the author lately served as housekeeper : consisting of several hundred original receipts, most of which never appeared in print .... / by Elizabeth Raffald.

Raffald, Elizabeth, 1733-1781.
A new editon in which are inserted some celebrated receipts by other modern authors.
London : Printed for W. Osborne and T. Griffin, MDCCXCVIII [1798]
vii, [1], 398, [2] p., [4] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., port. ; 19 cm (12mo)
dath saut nay, wisu (3) 1798 (R)
Cooking, English -- Early works to 1800.
Home economics -- Early works to 1800.
Cookbooks -- 1798.
Place of Publication:
England London.
(from t.p.) Part I. Lemon pickle, browning for all sorts of made dishes, soups, fish, plain meat, game, made dishes, both hot and cold, pies, puddings, &c.
Part II. All kinds of confectionary, particularly the gold and silver web for covering of sweetmeats, and a desert of spun sugar, with directions to set out a table in the most elegant manner, and in the modern taste, floating islands, fish ponds, transparent puddings, trifles, whips, &c.
Part III. Pickling, potting, and collaring, wines, vinegars, catchups, distilling, with two most valuable receipts, one for refining malt liquors, the other for curing acid wines, and a correct correct list of every thing in season for every month of the year.
Includes index.
Signatures: A⁴ B-R¹² S⁸.
Local notes:
Blank Collection copy has bookplate of Chef Fritz Blank.
Blank Collection copy has portion of plate [4] torn off.
Blank Collection copy wanting final blank leaf (S8)
Blank Collection copy has leaves G11-12 stuck together.
Blank Collection copy has old loose handwritten recipes now removed to Chef Fritz Blank Ephemera Collection Box 3.
Penn Provenance:
Blank, Fritz (bookplate) (donor) (Blank Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
Cited in:
ESTC T190344
Osborne, William, active 1800 bookseller.
Griffin, T., active 1783-1799 bookseller.
Chef Fritz Blank Culinary Archive and Library (University of Pennsylvania)
Culinary Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
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