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Ms. Codex 895 - Plowden, Ann M - [Recipe book]
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Other: Ms. Codex 895 - Plowden, Ann M - [Recipe book]
Author:
Plowden, Ann M.
Title:
[Recipe book] [manuscript].
Origin:
[England], 1756-1844.
Physical description:
83 leaves : paper ; 200 x 160 mm. bound to 209 x 166 mm. + 9 notes.
Summary:
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.
Notes:
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:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 895
 
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