Here's a "Very Good" Angel Food Cake recipe from Grandma's Recipe Book. Let us take a moment to reflect on the lost art of penmanship. Source: Grandma's Recipe Book
Culinary Encyclopedia. Today we look at Allerlei, a German dish with stewed early spring vegetables (I actually think this would make a good name for a '60s love child, all the way to Amilace, or starchy. This is a fantastic resource for obscure words. I didn't know amaranth was a type of spinach. I posted... Continue Reading →
Culinary Encyclopedia. Revisiting the Dictionary of Foods, copyright 1898. Today we look at Ail through Allemande - or German Style for food. Note they emphasize pickled and boiled, along with smoked sausage. Anything else catch your eye? I posted an introduction to this small work some time ago. Check out the full version for free... Continue Reading →
Culinary Encyclopedia. Revisiting the Dictionary of Foods, copyright 1898. I posted an introduction to this small work some time ago. Check out the full version for free here courtesy of the Library of Congress. C. Herman Senn was also known for the ever popular works of: Recherché Entreés, and Meals Without Meat. Today we look at Acetary... Continue Reading →
By Antonia Isola This is a short text, about 60 pages, 5x8, but don't judge this book by its cover. Tucked inside are some amazing recipes packed with flavor! Here's a nice play on your typical white rice dish: Ah! I cut off the last sentence: Bake in a moderate oven for a good half-hour.... Continue Reading →
Is it Monday? AGAIN?!?! Thinking about the many ways our lives and routines have shifted over the past year. We have a routine here in the Convivial Household, starting with coffee in the morning, then waking up The Boy and The Girl to get them online for school. Log in to remote work. The day... Continue Reading →
Anchovy Fritters Lamb's Tongues, Tremont Style (?) and Anchovy Fritters. The fritters are probably pretty strong in flavor - would likely be good with a tannic red wine. Have a great day! Source: A Calendar of Dinners with 615 Recipes, by Marion Harris, 1912.
The flour for cakes should be dried and sifted. The currants must be washed and dried before they are used, and dropped a few at a time on a plate, to discover if there are any stones amongst them. Sultanas should be rubbed inn flour and the stalks picked off. When the whites of eggs... Continue Reading →