Forgotten & Forbidden Foods From Old Cook Books!
This extraordinary recipe book will make your eyes water, and, possibly, your mouth! Even if you're dubious about the eating scrapple or... More > head-cheese, it makes a highly entertaining read. Learn how our not-so distant ancestors found a use for just about every part of the cow, sheep, and pig, plus a long list of more unusual species... Plenty of ideas for jaded dinner party hosts with demanding guests!
This cookery compilation makes a great novelty gift for epicures and gourmets, a wonderful talking-point for the bookshelf, but also contains invaluable, comprehensive reference material for serious cooks who want to stretch their horizons... How to skin skunk or eel, make a squirrel pie, or bear hams... Here's how to make your own haggis, chitterlings, fagots, black pudding, prepare sweetbreads... plus Peculiar Puddings, Surprising Soups, Sickroom Feasts, Fowl Ideas, plus the proper way to serve molluscs, reptiles and amphibians...< Less