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The complete confectioner; or, housekeeper's guide: to a simple and speedy method of understanding the whole art of confectionary; the various ways of preserving and candying, dry and liquid, All Kinds of Fruit, Nuts, Flowers, Herbs, &c. And the Method of keeping them Fresh And Fine All The Year Round; The Different Ways Of Clarifying Sugar; With Directions for making Fruit Pastes, Bomboons, Pastils, Compotes, Fruit Ices, Cream Ices, Marmalades, Jellies, Jams, Cakes, Puffs, Biscuits, Tarts, Custards, Cheesecakes, Sweetmeats, Fritters, Creams, Syllabubs, Blanc-Mange, Flummeries, Ornaments for grand Entertainments, Dragees, Syrups of all Kinds, Nicknacks and Trifles for Desserts, Strong Cordials, Oils, Simple Waters, Milk Punch that will keep 20 Years, and All Sorts of English Wines. Also, the art of making artificial fruit, With the Stalks in it, so as to resemble the natural Fruit. To which are added, some bills of fare for desserts for private families. By Mrs. H. Glass, author of The art of cookery, with considerable additions and corrections, by Maria Wilson.

Glasse, Hannah, 1708-1770.

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Compleat confectioner


London : printed by J. D. Dewick, Westmoreland Buildings, Aldersgate Street, and sold by R. Dutton , Birchin Lane ; West and Hughes , Paternoster-Row ; and all other booksellers, 1800.

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xxxiv,[2],360p. ; 8⁰.

Publications note

ESTC N5077

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.


  • English

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