may if you please put the juice of a Limon into it when it is beating,
you may make some of it into Jumbolds, and tie them in knots and bake
them upon Buttered Plates, and when they are baked, ice them over with
Rosewater, Sugar, and the White of an Egg, and set them into the Oven
Paste of Almonds Old Elizabethan Dessert Recipe
The above Old dessert recipe for Paste of Almonds is written in totally different
way to today's recipe books.
There were no lists of ingredients - these were included as part of
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
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