Special Collections -- Manuscripts -- Cookery.
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents 17th-18th-century recipes and medicinal receipts bound together ; many entries are in a variety of different hands, some signed ; there are at least 3 ownership signatures: 'Thomas Moyle [and family]', 'Receipts by my lady Culham. Joseph Barker. 1686', and 'Mary Jones Book - Mary Jones Har [sic] Book - Given har [sic] by Madam Smith'.In total, the volume contains approximately sixty-four recipes, primarily of a cookery nature [e.g. 'To preserve green Fruits', 'To make a carraway...
Dates: approximately 1689-1760
Content Description Dated from owner signature and date of 1828 on verso of front endpaper. Over 220 recipes including medicinal receipts written dos-en-dos at the rear, knitting instructions including lace for petticoats and patterns for van dykes; partial index
Dates: approximately 1828-1849
Content Description An 18th-century commonplace book , used as a cook book, predominantly written in a contemporary hand in black ink. Nearly two hundred and seventy food and beverage recipes from the 18th century. A second hand begins with the date of 1776, and contains twelve recipes. The final six leaves are blank. No specific compiler is identified, though many recipes indicate their source, e.g. Mrs. Broughton, Mrs. Goldsmith, etc.
Dates: approximately 1750-1900, bulk approximately 1750-1800 Res
Content Description An 18th-century commonplace book used to record financial accounts, poetry and then primarily for recipes and other household matters. From the names recorded in the ledger portion of the volume, it would appear that the woman whose volume this was, resided in a Puritan community. Specific places mentioned in the volume include Kensington and London. Entries written in at least two different hands.In total, the volume contains approximately eighty recipes, written dos-a-dos fashion....
Dates: approximately 1710-1760