Daily entries from the 17th century London diary
There are recipes from 17th Century English cookbooks available here:
The new electronic journal _Convivium Artium_ has an article of interest in its first issue:
"Samuel Pepys and His Cookbooks." Roy Schreiber
A recipe page for Poor Knights of Windsor - with a very brief reference!
for a taste of 17C have :Huntingdon Fidget Pie
more recipe[latin for to take back!]s of the times Jenny Doughty on Thu 29 Jan 2004, Here is an excellent website of 17th century recipes - http://www.godecookery.com/engrec/engrec.html - which seems to indicate that puddings could be either savoury or sweet.
17th c. English recipe books in facsimile, at:http://www.bib.ub.es/grewe/grewe2.htm
*The Compleat cook : expertly prescribing the most ready wayes, whether italian, spanish or french, for dressing of flesh and fish, ordering of sauces or making of pastry.* 1658.
*The Accomplisht cook, or The art & mystery of cookery.* 1685.
Roast Fillet of Beef [1/2 way down]
Robert May, The Accomplisht Cook 1660http://www.geocities.com/katjaorlova/1999_MandG...
also To Make Cheesecakes [nr the bottom]
on how to make a stew. See:http://www.godecookery.com/pepys/pepys01.htmFind a facsimile of the handwritten original, a typed version and a modern translation
There is a long list of links to early cookery sites, and to pages of links to them, in the entry for March 26, 2005, at scribblingwoman's blog
under "other tasty links." (i.e. just under the graphic of the title page from the godecookery site that we've mentioned on this page).
Menu of the month
"A Bill of Fare of Suitable Meat for every Month in the Year"
From:"The Gentlewoman's Companion: or, A Guide to the Female Sex", 1675http://chaucer.library.emory.edu/cgi-bin/sgml2h...
another reference/glossary source for the kitchen: https://prospectbooks.co.uk/glossary/p
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