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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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Oysters, Fried.

Strain the liquor from them, and parboil them in a Kettle, then dry and roll them in Flower, or make a batter with Eggs, Flower, a little Cream and Salt, dip them therein, and fry them in Butter. For the Sawce, boil the juice of three or four Oranges, some of their own liquor, a sliced Nutmeg and Claret; being boiled a little, put in a slice of Butter, beating it up thick; having warm'd the Dish, rub it with some Garlick, and lay therein the Oysters; garnishing the Dish with slices of Orange.