Richard Bradley's 1727 cookbook had several fake/mock crabs using liver or chicken & potatoes, anchovy liquor, lemon and placed in cleaned crab shells. In the 1870s cheese became a primary ingredient for mock crabs.
Monday, June 26, 2017
Artificial crab, lobster and even anchovies
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Monday, June 12, 2017
Fishing Miseries - an 1833 advice book for fishermen
"Wading half an inch deeper than the tops of your boots, and finding afterwards that you must carry about with you four or five quarts [of water] in each, or must sit down on the wet grass whilst your attendant pulls them off, in order that you may empty them, and try to pull them on again."
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Monday, June 5, 2017
800 pound Plum Pudding - boiled in huge brewing kettle for a June fair
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Labels: Culinary History, Food History, Plum Pudding, Pudding
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