April 21, 2010

meat and poultry piled onto elaborate silver serving stands


Aspic scares me, but I'm a sucker for meat pies. Also, I hope to someday get to use the phrase "bouquet of prawns" in a sentence. (Aside from that one.)

Mrs Beeton's Cookery Book
1901
from State Library of Queensland

4 comments:

Steph(anie) said...

Nothing edible should be called aspic.

Oh, wait, nevermind.

downtown guy said...

Indeed!

Ms. Moon said...

Mrs. Beeton was nothing short of an artist.

downtown guy said...

Indeed. Look at those stuffed larks!