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26 - To Make Crystall gelly


This is an excerpt from Delights for Ladies
(England, 1609)
The original source can be found at Kirrily Robert's website

26 - To make crystall gelly. Take a knockle of Veale, and two calves feet (your calves feet being flayed and scalded) and boyle them in faire sprint water: and when they are boyled, ready to eat, you may save your flesh, and not boyle it to peeces: for, if you doe so, the gelly will looke thicke: then take a quart of the cleerest of the same broth, and put it into a posner, adding thereunto Ginger, white pepper, six whole cloves, one nutmeg quartered, one graine of musk: put all these whole spices in a little bag, and boile them in your gelly: season it with foure ounces of sugar candie, and three spoonfuls of Rose-water, so let it run thorow your gelly bag; and if you meane to have it looke of an amber colour, bruise your spices, and let them boil in your gelly loose.

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Other versions of this recipe:

Crystalle gilly (A Noble Boke off Cookry)




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