Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes
- The young lady's companion in cookery, and pastry, preserving, pickling, candying
The young lady's companion in cookery, and pastry, preserving, pickling, candying, &c. Containing the newest and best receipts for making all sorts of broths, gravies, soups, ragoo's [sic], hashes, &c. Dressing several sorts of meats, collering, potting, and making force-meats, &c. Also making of cakes, creams, jellies, . . . Likewise preserving and candying angelico, apples, cherries, . . .And A the best method of pickling melons, cucumbers, barberries, mushrooms, purflanne[sic], &c. [by a gentlewoman].
London: printed for A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch 1734
17 cm. 204 p. 2 sh.
US: DCLC KMK PBL
1. This is a printer's error for 'purslaine', a salad herb which was used as a vegetable or pickled as a condiment.
2. The author fully described herself as 'a gentlewoman who formerly kept a boarding school'.
3. Gents.Mag., vol. 4 (May 1734), p. 280, confirms that the price was 2 sh.
Bitting, pp. 619-20; Oxford, pp. 64- 5
- The young wifes guide
The young wifes guide.
[----]: printed for [----] 1764
1 sh. 6 d.
1. The only known reference to this work is given in Lond.Mag. (Mar. 1764), p. 168. As the present compiler has not been able to locate a copy of this work, its suitability for inclusion has been judged by the title alone.
Previous | Next