Lobscouse and Spotted Dog Cookbook: Aubrey/Maturin Novels

Lobscouse and Spotted Dog Cookbook is the gastronomic companion to Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin novels. The book contains early 19th century recipes for foods you have likely never heard of...some even odd to pronounce. Figgy-Dowdy, Soused Hog's Face, Jam Roly-Poly, Skillygalee, and Burgoo. What are those? If you enjoy a sense of adventure in the kitchen, or are a fan fo the Aubrey/Maturin novels, this cookbook is a must-have. 


Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 304 pages 

Copyright: 1997 

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company 

Author: Anne Chotzinoff Grossman and Lisa Grossman Thomas 

ISBN: 9780393045598

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Description: Celebrate the joys of Patrick O'Brian's acclaimed Aubrey/Maturin series in this rich and delightful cookbook, full of the food and drink that so often complement Jack and Stephen's travels. 

In these pages, you will find a wealth of authentic early-nineteenth-century recipes for foods such as Burgoo, Ship's Biscuit, Skillygalee, Drowned Baby, Sea-Pie, Figgy-Dowdy, Soused Hog's Face, Solomongundy, Jam Roly-Poly, Portable Soup, and, of course, Spotted Dog. With this book you can create a feast with Sucking Pig and Christmas Pudding, recreate Clarissa Oakes's bridal dinner, or learn how Jack's steward Killick might have made coffee. 

Recipes are accompanied by relevant quotes from the series text as well as extensive historical notes on the origins of the dishes and their names. Also included are instructive sections on the preparing of roasts, puddings, and raised pies. 

Whether for culinary adventurers, history purists, or readers just wondering what toasted cheese is, Lobscouse & Spotted Dog is a book that every Aubrey/Maturin fan must have. A glass of wine with you! 


Condition: Good condition. 

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