Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | July 3, 2015

Into a Quart of Whey

IMG_1968-001  For the receipt (recipe), How to make a Pudding with Whey, the first step is to put into a quart of Whey, one pound of Butter, one penny roll cut very thin in slices, a stick or two of Cinamon, some large Mace, and let it boyl all together half a quarter of an hour.

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Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | July 2, 2015

Whey Ingredients

IMG_1959-001  The ingredients are readied for preparing the receipt (recipe) How to make a Pudding with Whey.  The ingredients include whey, a penny roll, cinnamon, mace, eggs, almonds, dates, marrow and rose-flower water.

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Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | June 28, 2015

To candy Borage-Flowers

IMG_2006-001  Take the Flowers (borage) with the stalks and wash them over with a little Rose-water, wherein Gum arabecke is dissolved, then take fine searced Sugar, and dust over them and set them a drying on the bottome of a Sieve.  This is a receipt (recipe) published by John Haviland in 1636.  The feather was used to wash the petals with the Gum Arabic solution.

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Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | June 27, 2015

Borage in Flower

IMG_2000-001  Nicholas Culpeper described borage, borago officinalis, in The Complete Herbal (published in 1649) as good to expel pensiveness and melancholy.  The plant flowers from early to mid-summer.

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Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | June 21, 2015

Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream

IMG_2128-001  A picture of the receipt (recipe) for Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream taken inside the pewter sabotiere.  A pint of fresh strawberries were mashed through a strainer and a pint of cream and sugar added then processed with the pewter sabotiere and scraper.

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With this post, I have posted 1200 food history bites!

Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | June 20, 2015

Strawberries and Cream

IMG_2127-001  The fresh strawberries that had been strained through a sieve for the receipt (recipe), Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream, were added to a pint of fresh cream and four ounces of sugar syrup.

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Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | June 17, 2015

One Pint Fresh Strawberries

IMG_2120-001  To make the receipt (recipe), Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream, take one pint of fresh strawberries, pick the stalks from them and pass them through a sieve.

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Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | June 14, 2015

Conserve of Strawberries

IMG_2023-001  For the receipt (recipe), To make Conserve of Strawberries, strawberries are boiled in water, drained, boiled in white wine and then sugar is added.  After the sugar is stirred in, then put them up into your pots for your use.  The conserves have been ladled into a reproduction gally pot.

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Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | June 12, 2015

Boyle in White-Wine

IMG_2008-001  The second boiling of the strawberries in the preparation of the receipt (recipe), To make Conserve of Strawberries, is to boyle them again in white-Wine, (keeping them stirring) to a good stiffness; when they are almost boyled, add to them a convenient quantity of sugar.

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Posted by: hearttohearthcookery | June 11, 2015

Cast Away the Water

IMG_1995-001  After the strawberries have been seethed in water for the receipt (recipe), To make Conserve of Strawberries, then strain them, casting away the water. Note the poor color as the next steps of this receipt will resolve that and restore a good red color.

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