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Proper newe books of cokerye

By A Proper / newe booke of cokerye

subjects: cookery, serving,

  • 1. A Proper / newe booke of cokerye, / declarynge what maner of / meates be beste in season, / for al times in the yere, / and how they ought / to be dressed, and / served at the ta / ble both for fleshe dayes, / and fyshe / dayes. // With a new addition, verye nec / cessarye for all them that / delyghteth in Co= / kerye.
    1575 [before 1575]

    Sourced from reprint, ed. C. F. Frere 1913 Cambridge who says the books was listed as present pre 1575 in the library of Matthew Parker: Corpus Christi.
    Possibly related to the Boke of Cokery, 1500. Possibly an early edition of A Book of Cookerie (1620).

  • 2. — A proper new / Booke of Cookery. / Declaring what maner / of meats be best in season for / al times of the yeare, and how / they ought to be dressed, & / served at the Table, both / for fleshdayes and / fish daies. / with a new addition, / very necessary for al / them that delight / in cookery. // 1575
    William Dow   Abraham Veale.   1575
    8.2 x 13.3 with border   8o A-B8
    GB:   LB  

    Contains recipes and the serving order of meats. Starts with a recipe for clear jelly.

    BLC c.31.a.14

  • 3. — A proper / new Booke of Cookery. / Declaring what manner of / meates is best in season, for all / tymes in the yeare, & how /they ought to be dressed / and served at the table / both for flesh daies / and fyshe dayes, / With a new addition, very ne= /cessary for all them that delight in cookery.
    1576
    8.2 x 13.2   8o A8-B8 last leaf missing
    GB:   LB  

    The edition is poorly printed and the writing of has been 'normalised'.

    BLC c.31.a.21