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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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Land-Fowl, the smaller sort, how to boil, as Plowers, Quails, Blackbirds, Rails, Thrushes, Snipes, Wheat-ears, Larks and Sparrows.

Take them and truss them, or cut off the Heads and Legs, and boil them, scum your Pipkin, and put therein large Mace, White-wine, Currans well pickt and washt, Dates, Marrow, Pepper and Salt; being well stewed, dish them on carved Sippets; thicken the broth with strained Almonds, Rosewater, and Sugar; garnish them with Lemon, Barberries and grated bread.