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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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Another excellent and rare Cream.

Take a pound of Almond-paste, fine beaten with Rosewater, mingle it with a quart of Cream, six Eggs, a little Sack, half a pound of Sugar, and some beaten Nutmeg, strain them, and put them in a clean scoured Skillet, and set it on a soft fire, stir it continually, and being well incorporated, dish it and serve it up with juice of Orange, Sugar and stick it full of candied Pistaches.