The Court and Country Confectioner: or, The House-Keeper's Guide
London: G. Riley and A. Cooke, 1770.
First Edition. Hardcover (rebound in leather). Very Good Condition. Item #CAT000640
Rebound in full cream colored morocco, new endpapers, title soiled with small corner repairs, minor foxing and browning, light stains to a few early pages, but generally bright. Two contemporary manuscript recipes on retained rear endpaper for birch wine and gooseberry vinegar. (4), 271, (1), 46pp. Cagle 572, Bitting 49
Later editions revealed the author to be Mr. Borella, head confectioner to the Spanish ambassador to England. The first English book with a whole section of ices and ice creams including the first for tea ice cream that I'm aware of. A terrific assortment of flummeries, custards, compotes, cakes and tarts and advice for sugaring just about everything. Distilling and drinks at the back. Size: 8vo. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Cooking, Wine & Dining; Inventory No: CAT000640.