Take a Buttock of Beefe - Verity Isitt

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Take a Buttock of Beefe - Verity Isitt

Post by Mad Dilys » Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:02 pm

I love this book which I rediscovered recently while sorting out. I've never read it all the way through I must admit, but, side tracked by unlikely titles and first lines of recipes I have enjoyed it muchly.

Ms Isitt's family found a damaged little brown book while attic cleaning which was entitled:

THE QUEEN'S CLOSET OPENED

Incomparable secrets in physic, chyrurgary,
preserving and candying &c...

Printed for Nathaniel Broook
at the Angell in Cornhill. 1655

I'm trying to find the recipe which starts "Take a lusty youth with arms well washed...….." but can't find it so far.

Surely not a Mrs Beeton? :oops:


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Re: Take a Buttock of Beefe - Verity Isitt

Post by LovelyLadyLux » Mon Oct 14, 2019 12:04 am

Am sure your book is more than interesting ;) (Not that I've heard of it before)