The cooks and confectioners dictionary- or, the accomplish'd housewives companion Fleuron T092274-2
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The cooks and confectioners dictionary: or, the accomplish'd housewives companion. Containing I. The choicest Receipts in all the several Branches of Cookery; or the best and newest Ways of dressing all Sorts of Flesh, Fish, Fowl, &c. for a Common or Noble Table; with their proper Garnitures and Sauces. II. The best Way of making Bisks, Farces, forc'd Meats, Marinades, Olio's, Puptons, Ragoos, Sauces, Soops, Pottages, &c. according to the English, French, and Italian Courts. All Sorts of Pickles. III. All Manner of Pastry-Works, as Biskets, Cakes, Cheese-Cakes, Custards, Pastes, Patties, Puddings, Pyes, Tarts, &c. IV. The various Branches of Confectionary; as Candying, Conserving, Preserving, and Drying all Sorts of Flowers, Fruits, Roots, &c. Also Jellies, Composts, Marmalades, and Sugar-Works. V. The Way of making all English potable Liquors; Ale, Beer, Cyder, Mead, Metheglin, Mum, Perry, and all Sorts of English Wines: Also Cordials, and Beautifying Waters. VI. Directions for ordering an Entertainment, or Bills of Fare, for all Seasons of the Year; and setting out a Desert of Sweet-Meats to the best Advantage: With an Explanation of the Terms us'd in Carving. According to the Practice of the most celebrated Cooks, Confectioners, &c. in the Courts of England, France, &c. and many private and accomplish'd Housewives. The third edition with additions. Revised and recommended by John Nott, late Cook to the Dukes of Somerset, Ormond and Bolton; Lord Lansdown and Ashburnham.