[Sca-cooks] Elizabethan chicken salad

Anne-Marie Rousseau dailleurs at liripipe.com
Mon Aug 14 13:31:23 PDT 2006

I hope you nabbed it! I've only seen it referenced in the Pepys book, a tertiary source!


On Mon Aug 14 14:29 , Johnna Holloway  sent:

>I am reminded that when we were at Cambridge, the Cambridgeshire library 
> published this rather narrow paperback titled
>Mrs. Cromwell's Cookery Book. The Court and Kitchen of Elizabeth
>Wife of Oliver Cromwell. The paperback included The Court and Kitchen of 
>Cromwell, Commonly called Joan Cromwell which was published in 1664 . 
>The original publication was intended to
>show just what a horrible housewife she was in contrast to the
>more elegant volumes of the Restoration Court.
>What it did was of course preserve a rather good collection of 
>seventeenth century recipes.
>The libraries sold it for 2.95 pounds.
>Anne-Marie Rousseau wrote:
>> snipped
>> The Court and Kitchen of Elizabeth Commonly called Joan Cromwell, 1664 . From Pepys 
>> at Table.

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