Click to enlargeTHE EARLY 17TH CENTURY ENGLISH FOOD SERIES

Compilations of all known English recipes on a given topic, selected from cookbooks and manuscripts written during the period 1580 - 1660. Each transcribed recipe is in original format, followed by a modern interpretation of the ingredients list and preparation instructions. Sources are identified. Series edited by Stuart Peachey. Stapled softcover booklets. Import.

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THE GOURMET'S GUIDE 1580 - 1660
Banquet and feast recipes. 60 pages. AVAILABILITY: This title is being restocked. Please inquire for availability.

#SP01$11.00
FARMHOUSE CHRISTMAS FARE - 17TH CENTURY
A small selection of period recipes for food and drink that would typically have been consumed by a modest 17th c. farm family at Christmastime. 16 pages. AVAILABILITY: This title is being restocked, please inquire for availability.

#SP02$5.00
THE BOOK OF SALADS 1580-1660
Includes a glossary. 28 pages. AVAILABILITY: This title is being restocked, please inquire for availability.

#SP03$7.00
THE BOOK OF PIES 1580-1660
Two volumes. Pastry recipes. Meat, fish, dairy, egg, fruit, and vegetable pies. Tarts and florentines. 128 pages. NOTE: All copies of volume 2 in this series have rusting staples, however the legibility of the text is not affected. AVAILABILITY: This title is being restocked. Please inquire for availability.

#SP04Retail: $22.00Our price: $18.00
THE BOOK OF ROASTS 1580-1660
Game, beef, pork, mutton, kid, fowl, wildfowl, fish. Includes sauces and stuffings. 64 pages. AVAILABILITY: This title is being restocked, please inquire for availability.

#SP05$11.00
THE BOOK OF BISCUITS & CAKES 1580-1660
36 pages. AVAILABILITY: This title is being restocked, please inquire for availability.

#SP06$8.00
THE BOOK OF BREADS 1580-1660
Conventional breads as well as spiced and sugared varieties including gingerbreads. 24 pages. AVAILABILITY: This title is being restocked, please inquire for availability.

#SP07$7.00
THE BOOK OF COMFIT MAKING 1580-1660
Includes a facsimile reproduction of a small treatise on comfit making from Sir Hugh Platís Delights for Ladies. 20 pages.


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#SP08$6.00
THE BOOK OF PRESERVING FRUIT 1580-1660
Two volumes. Preserving, drying, candying, conserves, tart stuff, marmalade, paste, jelly, syrup. 144 pages.


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#SP09$22.00
MISCELLANEOUS RECIPES 1580-1660
A small collection of scattered recipes from period works other than cookbooks (The Treasury of Hidden Secrets, Richard Symondís diaries, Izac Waltonís Compleat Angler). 16 pages. AVAILABILITY: This title is being restocked, please inquire for availability.

#SP10$5.00
BANQUET & FEAST MENUS 1580-1660
A collection of suggested menus from period cookbooks. No recipes. Includes a glossary. 24 pages.


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#SP11$7.00
EARLY SEVENTEENTH CENTURY IMPORTED FOODS
The nature and origin of luxury foods and spices imported into England. No recipes. 32 pages. AVAILABILITY: This title is being restocked, please inquire for availability.

#SP12$7.00
THE BOOK OF CHEESE 1580-1660
Identification of the types of cheese consumed in England and Wales during the period, including imported varieties. Includes a number of cheese recipes. 16 pages. AVAILABILITY: This title is being restocked, please inquire for availability.

#SP13$5.00
THE TIPLER'S GUIDE TO DRINK AND DRINKING 1580-1660
A comprehensive guide to drinking laws and the drinks made and consumed, plus a brief guide to drinking vessels. Numerous recipes. Identification of wines used in cooking. 84 pages.


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#SP14$13.00
THE BOOK OF SAUSAGES 1580-1660
12 pages.


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#SP15$4.00
THE BOOK OF PUDDINGS 1580-1660
Not dessert puddings, rather puddings in the 17th c. sense including boiled, fried or baked savory puddings, and puddings in unusual containers. Stomach puddings including haggis. 40 pages.


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#SP16$8.00
THE BOOK OF BOILED MEATS 1580-1660 Vol 1: FISH
All types of fish including eel and shellfish. 28 pages.


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#SP17$9.00
THE BOOK OF BOILED MEATS 1580-1660 Vol 2: MUTTON & LAMB
Uses for all flesh parts of the sheep. Includes some recipes for minced mutton. 28 pages.


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#SP18$9.00
THE BOOK OF BOILED MEATS 1580-1660 Vol 3: BEEF, GAME & PORK
32 pages.


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#SP19$9.00
THE BOOK OF BOILED MEATS 1580-1660 Vol 4: POULTRY & WILDFOWL
56 pages. Note: Slightly damaged copies with rusting staples are available at a discount, please inquire.


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#SP20$12.00
THE BOOK OF FRYING & GRILLING 1580-1660
Fricassees, fritters, puffs, fried meats, carbonadoes, grilled fish and shellfish. 52 pages. AVAILABILITY: This title is being restocked, please inquire for availability.

#SP21$12.00
COMPLETE EARLY 17TH CENTURY ENGLISH FOOD SERIES
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