[Sca-cooks] Mrs. Cromwell's cookery book was Elizabethan chicken salad

Anne-Marie Rousseau dailleurs at liripipe.com
Mon Aug 14 14:51:40 PDT 2006

woot! excellent! that chicken recipe is so tasty and well, clean tasting, you know? I'm very curious as to 
what else is in there!


On Mon Aug 14 15:40 , Johnna Holloway  sent:

>But of course I bought copies.
>One has to support the local library. They kept me in
>mysteries while I was there. That was a very long winter
>in a very small flat.
>There are some interesting articles online now--
>*Elizabeth Cromwell's Kitchen Court*
>Republicanism and the Consort *by KATHARINE GILLESPIE*
>The actual text was microfilmed back in 1964.
>Identified as Wing C7036 on UMI "Early English books, 1641-1700",
>microfilm reel 137. So copies can be copied off.
>It's actually up on EBBO but it takes some messing about to find it.
>It can be found by using the Wing number C7036. The entry reads:
>The Court & kitchin of Elizabeth, commonly called Joan Cromwel the wife 
>of the late usurper, truly described and represented, and now made 
>publick for general satisfaction., London : Printed by Tho. Milbourn for 
>Randal Taylor ..., 1664.
>Date: 1664
>Bib Name / Number: Wing / C7036
>No. pages: [20], 133 [i.e. 145] p. :
>Copy from: British Library
>Note the spelling of kitchin and Cromwel in the cataloguing.
>Anne-Marie Rousseau wrote:
>> I hope you nabbed it! I've only seen it referenced in the Pepys book, a tertiary source!
>> --Anne-Marie

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