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The professed cook: or the modern art of cookery, pastry, and confectionary, made plain and easy. Consisting of the most approved methods in the French as well as English cookery. In which the French Names of all the different Dishes are given and explained, whereby every Bill of Fare becomes intelligible and familiar. Containing I. Of Soups, Gravy, Cullis and Broths II. Of Sauces III. The different Ways of Dressing Beef, Veal, Mutton, Pork, Lamb, &c. IV. Of First Course Dishes V. Of Dressing Poultry VI. Of Venison Vii. Of Game of all Sorts Viii. Of Ragouts, Collops and Fries IX. Of Dressing all Kinds of Fish X. Of Pastry of different Kinds XI. Of Entremets, or Last Course Dishes XII. Of Omelets XIII. Pastes of different Sorts XIV. Dried Conserves XV. Cakes, Wafers and Biscuits XVI. Of Almonds and Pistachias made in different Ways XVII. Marmalades XVIII. Jellies XIX. Liquid and Dried Sweetmeats XX. Syrups and Brandy Fruits XXI. Ices, Ice Creams and Ice Fruits XXII. Ratafias, and other Cordials, &c. &c. Translated from Les soupers de la cour; with the Addition of the best Receipts which have ever appear'd in the French Language. And adapted to the London markets by the editor, who has been many Years Clerk of the Kitchen in some of the first Families in this Kingdom.

  • Menon, active 18th century.
MDCCLXIX. [1769]
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Soupers de la cour. English


London : printed for R. Davis, in Piccadilly; and T. Caslon, opposite Stationers-Hall, MDCCLXIX. [1769]

Physical description

2v.(xvi,[48],588p.) ; 8⁰.


The second edition.

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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.

References note

ESTC T90913


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