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Bacon Froize Old Elizabethan Recipe

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To make a Bacon Froize


Take eight Eggs well beaten, and a little Cream, and a little Flour, and beat them well together to be like other Batter, then fry very thin slices of Bacon, and pour some of this over, then fry it, and turn the other side, and pour more upon that, so fry it and serve it to the Table.

Bacon Froize Old Elizabethan Recipe
The above Old recipe is taken from for Bacon Froize is written in totally different way to today's recipe books.

  • There were no lists of ingredients - these were included as part of the text
  • Food and ingredient measurements were extremely basic - quantities were not often specified.
  • Temperature control was difficult and therefore not specified.
  • Cooking times were vague - and left to the cook to decide.
  • It was assumed that the reader would already have some knowledge of cooking

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