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For Maids Who Brew & Bake

For Maids Who Brew & Bake

Book description:

Curious cures and delicious recipes from the 17th century are to be found within these pages. With syllabub and loblolly, pottage and spiced bread, this book describes a way of life long gone. It holds a collection of interesting and tasty tidbits with everything from dream interpretation to diet tips:"use a measure of eating that thou mayst live long and if thou wilt be in health, then hold thine handes."Excerpts from old English manuscripts and Newfoundland letters paint a vivid picture of how Newfoundland's earliest settlers might have lived.Shortlisted for 2004 Cuisine Canada University of Guelph's National Culinary Book Awards.

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