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Ms. Codex 895 - Plowden, Ann M - [Recipe book]
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Plowden, Ann M.
[Recipe book] [manuscript].
[England], 1756-1844.
Physical description:
83 leaves : paper ; 200 x 160 mm. bound to 209 x 166 mm. + 9 notes.
Culinary recipes for preserving meats, fish, and fruits; for fowl, hare, venison, mutton, beef, pork, shrimp, lobster, salmon; for pancakes, cakes, puddings, creams, and jellies; rice dishes, curries, curry powders, Jamaica pepperpot soup, Irish stew, and salads; for coffee, yeast, leavening, and French bread; for fruit wines, mead, beer, and sherry, including spruce beer and balm wine. A few recipes are attributed to Soyer and Batchellor, most are undated and without attribution. Two of the items laid in are from Uckfield, Sussex and Lewes, East Sussex.
Ms. codex.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Pagination: Paper, 83; 1-160, [161-166]; 19th-century pagination in ink, upper outer corners.
Script: Written in various cursive scripts by at least four different hands, with a few items in pencil, copied over in ink.
Watermark: PRO PATRIA.
Binding: Contemporary parchment, rebacked.
Origin: Written in England, 1756 (note, inside upper cover, p. 166) to 1844 (p. 102). Some recipes may be earlier or later than these dates.
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 895.
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 895
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