Recipe book, 1859.
- Cooking, English -- 19th century.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Manuscripts, English -- 19th century.
- A small volume with decorative, stamped, leather covers comprised chiefly of culinary recipes written by and unnamed author in England in 1859. Recipes include beverages, cakes, desserts, fruits, marmalades, meat dishes, puddings, and souffles. Highlights include lemon and Madeira cakes; castle, Christmas, fig, marmalade, and Scotch puddings; fondue; snow souffle; curry; toffee; and wine biscuits. Napkin folding instructions are written on two leaves. There are instructions for knitting slippers. A few household recipes including chromography ink or dye, washing colored silk, and furniture polish are at the end of the volume. Some newspaper clippings are pasted in the volume. An 1859 calendar is pasted on the inside front cover.
- Penn Provenance:
- Sold by Ken Spelman Books (York, England), 2018.
- Cited as:
- UPenn Ms. Codex 1990.
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