Tuesday, July 3, 2012

July Meals According To Mrs. Beeton

"Plain Family Dinners for:
Sunday - 1 Salmon, trout and parsley and butter. 2 Roast fillet of veal, boiled bacon, cheek, peas, potatoes. 3 Raspberry and currant tart, baked custard pudding.
Monday - 1 Green pea soup. 2 Roast fowls garnished with watercresses, gravy, bread sauce, cold veal, arid salad. 3 Cherry tart.
Tuesday - 1 John dory and lobster sauce. 2 Curried fowl with remains of cold fowls, dash of rice, veal rolls with remains of cold fillet. 3 Strawberry cream.
Wednesday - l Roast leg of triutton, vegetable marrow and potatoes, melted butter. 2 Black currant pudding.
Thursday - 1 Fried soles, anchovy sauce. 2 Mutton cutlets and tomato sauce, hashed mutton, peas, potatoes. 3 Lemon dumplings.
Friday - 1 Boiled brisket of beef, carrots, turnips, suet dumplings, peas, potatoes. 2 Baked semolina pudding.
Saturday - 1 Cold beef and salad, lamb cutlets and peas. 2 Rolled jam pudding.
Sunday - Julientre soup, 1 Roast lamb, half calf's head, tongue and brains, boiled ham, peas and potatoes. 3 Cherry tart custards.
Monday - 1 Hashed calf's head, cold lamb and salad. 2 Vegetable marrow and white sauce instead of pudding.
Tuesday - l Stewed veal, with peas, young carrots and potatoes, Small meat pie. 2 Raspberry-and-currant pudding.
Wednesday - 1 Roast ducks stuffed, gravy, peas and potatoes, the remains of stewed veal rechauffe. 2 Macaroni served as a sweet pudding.
Thursday - 1 Slices of salmon and caper sauce. 2 Boiled knuckle of veal, parsley and butter, vegetable marrow, and potatoes. 3 Black currant pudding.
Friday - 1 Roast shoulder of mutton, onion sauce, peas and potatoes. 2 Cherry tart, baked custard pudding.

Things in Season
Fish - Carp, crayfish, dory, flounders, haddocks, herrings, lobsters, mackerel, mullet, pike, plaice, prawns, salmon, shrimps, soles, sturgeen, tenoh, thoruback.
Meat - Beef, lamb, mutton, veal, buck venison.
Poultry - Chickens, ducklings, fowls, green geese, leverets, plovers, pullets, rabbits, turkey poults, wheatears, wild ducks.
Vegetables - Artichokes, asparagus, beans, cabbages, carrots, cauliflowers, celery, cresses, endive, lettuce's, mushrooms, onions, peas, radishes, small salading, sea-kale, sprouts, turnips, vegetable marrow, various herbs.
Fruits - Apricots, cherries, currants, figs, gooseberries, melons, nectarines, pears, pineapples, plums, raspberries, strawberries, walnuts in high season, for pickling."

That last one really got me, "walnuts in high season, for pickling". I will have to look that up.

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