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The Gentlewoman's Companion: or, A Guide to the Female Sex, an electronic edition

by Hannah Woolley [Woolley, Hannah, fl. 1670]

date: 1675
source publisher: Printed by A. Maxwell for Edward Thomas
collection: Early Modern through the 18th Century

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Carp roasted.

Take a live Carp, draw and wash it, taking away the Gall, Milt or Spawn, then make a Pudding with some grated Manchet, some Almond-paste, Cream, Currans, grated nutmeg, raw yolks of Eggs, Sugar, Carraway-feed candied, | | 131 some Salt and lemon; make a stiff- Pudding, and put it through the Gills into the belly of the Carp; then spit it, and when it is roasted, make Sauce with the Gravy that falls from it, with juice of Orange, Sugar and Cinamon; beat up the Sauce thick with the Butter, and dish it up.