The cornucopia : being a kitchen entertainment and cookbook containing good reading and good cookery from more than 500 years of recipes, food lore & c. as conceived and expounded by the great chefs & gourmets of the old and new worlds between the years 1390 and 1899 / now compiled and presented to the public in a single handsome and convenient volume copiously illustrated, Judith Herman and Marguerite Shalett Herman.

Title
The cornucopia : being a kitchen entertainment and cookbook containing good reading and good cookery from more than 500 years of recipes, food lore & c. as conceived and expounded by the great chefs & gourmets of the old and new worlds between the years 1390 and 1899 / now compiled and presented to the public in a single handsome and convenient volume copiously illustrated, Judith Herman and Marguerite Shalett Herman.
Publication
San Marino, Calif. : Huntington Library, c2005.

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Description
xxi, 297 p. : ill.; 25 cm.
Genre/Form
  • Cookbooks
  • Cookbooks.
Note
  • Reprint. Originally published: New York : Harper & Row, 1973.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-283) and index.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
Hints and Equivalents xv -- Weights and Measures xix -- A riddle, a riddle (Potatoes) 1 -- A soul-cake, a soul-cake (Seed cakes) 8 -- As I was going o'er London Bridge (Ices and ice creams) 11 -- As I was walking in a field of wheat (Chickens, ducks, geese and turkeys) 17 -- As I went over the water (Furmity) 32 -- Bobby Shafto's gone to sea (Portable foods) 34 -- Come, butter, come (Butters and butter cake) 40 -- Come up, my horse, to Budleigh Fair (Figs and elecampane) 47 -- Cowardy cowardy custard (Mustard) 53 -- Dance to your daddy (Fish) 57 -- Doodledy, doodledy, doodledy, dan (Game and meat) 67 -- Far from home across the sea (Wedding foods) 90 -- Flour of England, fruit of Spain (Plum pudding) 97 -- Girls and Boys (Half-hour pudding) 107 -- Go to bed, Tom (Drunk or sober) 111 -- Hot cross buns! (Hot cross buns) 125 -- Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall (Eggs) 131 -- If you plant turnips on the twenty-fifth of July (Turnips) 145 -- Knee high (Corn) 148 -- Little Jack Horner (Mince pies) 157 -- Little Miss Muffet (Curds and whey) 160 -- None in August should over the land (Traveling) 169 -- Onion's skin very thin (Onions) 174 -- Peter, Peter, pumpkin eater (Pumpkins) 179 -- Polly put the kettle on (Sweets for tea) 186 -- Sing a song of sixpence (Live blackbird pie, bread and honey) 199 -- Sow peas and beans in the wane of the moon (Peas and beans) 206 -- The fiddler and his wife (Cakes and cakies) 217 -- The Queen of Hearts (Tarts) 229 -- There was an old man of Tobago (Rice, gruel, sago and leg of mutton) 235 -- When Arthur first in Court began (Usquebaugh and toasted cheese) 246 -- Yankee Doodle came to town (Macaroni and hasty pudding) 251.
ISBN
0873282132 (hardcover : alk. paper)
LCCN
^^2005020867
OCLC
61151514
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library