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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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Soust Veal, Lamb, or dry joint of Mutton, Kid, Fawn or Venison.

Bone a breast of Veal, and soak it well from the blood, then wipe it dry, and season the side of the breast with beaten Nutmeg, Ginger, some sweet Herbs minced small, whole Coriander-seed, minced Lemon-peel and Salt, and lay some broad slices of sweet Lard over the seasoning, then roul it into a Collar, and bind it up in a white clean cloth, put it into boiling liquor, scum it well, and then put in sliced Ginger, sliced Nutmeg, Salt, Fennel, Parsley; being almost boiled, put in a quart of White-wine, and when it is quite boiled, take it off, and put in slices of Lemon, the peel of two Lemons whole, and a dozen Bay-leaves, boil it close covered, that the souse may look white.