The experienced English housekeeper, for the use and ease of ladies, housekeepers, cooks, &c. Wrote purely from practice, and dedicated to the Hon. Lady Elizabeth Warburton, whom the author lately served as housekeeper : Consisting of near nine hundred original receipts, most of which never appeared in print. Part I. Lemon pickle, browning for all sorts of made dishes, soups, fish, plain meat, game, made dishes both hot and cold, pyes, puddings, &c. Part II. All kinds of confectionary, particularly the gold and silver web for covering of sweetmeats, and a desert of spun sugar, with directions to set out a table in the most elegant manner and in the modern taste, floating Islands, fish-ponds, transparent puddings, trifles, whips, &c. Part III. Pickling, potting, and collaring, wines, vinegars, catchups, distilling, with two most valuable receipts, one for refining malt liquors, the other for curing acid wines, and a correct list of every thing in season for every month in the year. The sixth edition. With three copper plates of a curious new-invented fire stove, wherein any common fuel may be burnt instead of charcoal, and two plans of a grand table of two covers. By Elizabeth Raffald

Main Author: Raffald, Elizabeth
Format: eBook
Published: London Printed for the author, and sold by R. Baldwin, No. 47, in Pater-noster-Row 1778, 1778
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Below imprint, "N.B. No Book is genuine but what is signed by the Author. - English Short Title Catalog, N68877. - Reproduction of original from "Department of Special Collections, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas. - With advertisements at the end
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([4],iii,[1],382,[18]p.,plates) 8°