Cook's Choice: A Selection of Recipes from Rare and Important Cookbooks from the Ninth to the Nineteenth Century

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Rosenbach Museum & Library, 1982 - International cooking - 32 pages
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A sampling of recipes from 35 of the most influential & rarest cookbooks from the 9th to the 19th centuries, exhibited at the Rosenbach Museum & library ( philadelphia) in 1982. This collection of recipes, selected for their appeal & the ready availability of ingredients, has been adapted for modern use with precise directions & measurements. Among the dishes included are Apicius' "Ham with Figs" (9th century), "Pesca in Gelatina" from Platina (1475), "Queen's Cake" from American Cookery (1796), "Snowballs" from the Fannie Farmer cookbook of 1896, & M. Escoffier's "Potage u Pistou" (1921).

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