[Sca-cooks] tomato soup

Daniel Myers edoard at medievalcookery.com
Sun Mar 25 09:50:56 PDT 2007

On Mar 25, 2007, at 12:39 PM, Terry Decker wrote:

> Isabella Beeton uses tomato in soup as a seasoning, but not the main
> ingredient.  Her cookbook was originally published in 1861.
> Joesph Campbell's Cambell Soup Company introduced condensed tomato  
> soup in
> 1897.

"A Quaker Woman's Cookbook" (ca. 1821) has several recipes using  
tomatoes, but none for tomato soup.

- Doc

276. Take Percely and grene pesyn, an than choppe hem, than take hem  
vp of the water after the fyrst boylyng, than strayne it thorw a  
straynour, an put it in a potte an sethe it a lytel, an than dresse  
it on a dysshe in maner of mortrewys.  [The Boke of Swyllyng]

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