A New System of Domestic Cookery, Formed Upon Principles of Economy, and Adapted to the Use of Private Families: With the Addition of Many New Receipts

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Thomas Allman, 1840 - Cooking - 351 pages
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Page 219 - Apple Marmalade. Scald apples till they will pulp from the core ; then take an equal weight of sugar in large lumps, just dip them in water, and boiling it till it can be well skimmed, and is a thick syrup, put to it the pulp, and simmer it on a quick fire a quarter of an hour. Grate a little lemonpeel before boiled, but if too much it will be bitter.
Page 155 - Currants, or sliced lemon, as thin as paper, make an agreeable change. — Fritters for company should be served on a folded napkin in the dish. Any sort of sweetmeat, or ripe fruit, may be made into fritters.
Page 196 - Seville orange very tender; beat it fine in a mortar ; put to it a spoonful of the best brandy, the juice of a Seville orange, four ounces of loaf sugar, and the yolks of four eggs ; beat all together for ten minutes ; theu, by gentle degrees, pour in a pint of boiling cream...
Page xxxvii - To take off the wing, put your fork into the small end of the pinion, and press it close to the body ; then put in the knife at d, and divide the joint, taking it down in the direction d, e.
Page 102 - Macaroni Soup. Boil a pound of the best macaroni in a quart of good stock till quite tender ; then take out half, and put it into another stew-pot. To the remainder add some more stock, and boil it till you can pulp all the macaroni through a fine sieve. Then add together that, the two liquors, a pint or more of cream, boiling hot, the macaroni that was first taken out, and half a pound of grated Parmesan cheese ; make it hot, but do not let it boil. Serve it with the crust of a French roll cut into...
Page 141 - Baked Apple Pudding. Pare and quarter four large apples ; boil them tender, with the rind of a lemon, in so little water that, when done, none may remain ; beat them quite fine in a mortar; add the crumb of a small roll...
Page 6 - When quite clean, if to be boiled, some salt and a little vinegar should be put ;nto tbe water to give firmness : but Cod, Whiting, and Haddock, are far better if a little salted, and kept a day ; and if not very hot weather, they will be good two days. Those who know how to purchase fish, may, by taking more at a time than they want for one day, often...
Page 291 - Lemonade. Squeeze the juice ; pour boiling water on a little of the peel, and cover close. Boil water and sugar to a thin syrup, and skim it. When all are cold, mix the juice, the infusion, and the syrup, with as much more water as will make a rich sherbet ; strain through a jelly-bag.
Page 242 - ... then, with four eggs beaten and strained, make into a paste ; add caraways, roll out as thin as paper, cut with the top of a glass, wash with the white of an egg, and dust sugar over. Cracknels. Mix with a quart of flour half a nutmeg grated, the yolks of four eggs beaten, with four spoonfuls of rosewater, into a stiff paste, with cold water ; then...
Page 238 - Have ready warm by the fire, a pound of flour, and the sams of sifted sugar, mix them, and a few cloves, a little nutmeg ' and cinnamon in fine powder together ; then by degrees work the dry ingredients into the butter and eggs. When well beaten, add a glass of wine and some caraways. It must be beaten a full hour.

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