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Susanna   Link to this

There are recipes from 17th Century English cookbooks available here:


Bill-in-Georgia   Link to this

The new electronic journal _Convivium Artium_ has an article of interest in its first issue:

"Samuel Pepys and His Cookbooks." Roy Schreiber


vera   Link to this

A recipe page for Poor Knights of Windsor - with a very brief reference!


vincent   Link to this

for a taste of 17C have :Huntingdon Fidget Pie

vincent   Link to this

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.

dirk   Link to this

17th c. English recipe books in facsimile, at:

*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.

vincent   Link to this

Roast Fillet of Beef [1/2 way down]

Robert May, The Accomplisht Cook 1660[1668]

also To Make Cheesecakes [nr the bottom]

Ruben   Link to this

on how to make a stew. See:
Find a facsimile of the handwritten original, a typed version and a modern translation

David Ross McIrvine   Link to this

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).

dirk   Link to this

Menu of the month

"A Bill of Fare of Suitable Meat for every Month in the Year"

"The Gentlewoman's Companion: or, A Guide to the Female Sex", 1675

cum salis grano   Link to this

another reference/glossary source for the kitchen:

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