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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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Mushrooms Fried.

| | 139 Blanch them and wash them clean; if they be large, quarter them, and boil them with Salt, Vinegar, and water, sweet Herbs, large Mace, Cloves, Bay-leaves, and two or three Cloves of Garlick, then take them up, dry them, dip them in butter, and fry them in Clrified butter till they be brown; make your sauce for them of Claret-wine; the juice of two or three Oranges, Salt butter, the juice of Horse-radish-root beaten and strain'd, sliced Nutmeg and Pepper, put these into a Frying-pan, with the yolks of two or three Eggs, with some Mutton-gravy, beat or shake them well together in the Pan, that they curdle not, then rub a dish with Garlick, and lay the Mushrooms therein garnisht with Oranges and Lemons.