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The Recipes...

Have you ever wanted to learn how to make locust bread, or the correct way to serve a Turtle? Any idea what’s involved in Sheep’s Head Broth? Or why two Army Officers exchanged encoded instructions on how to prepare rice pudding in 1808? Fancy a taste of Invalid Fruit Tart, or having a go at recreating marmalade in the style of a 17th century Countess?


Download The Edible Archive Recipe Cards at the bottom of this page and have a go!
(Tweed Kettle: An example of one of the recipe cards which can be downloaded below) 
*Please note - while every effort has been made to transcribe these historic recipes, and translate them into usable cooking guides, please do take them with a 'pinch of salt', and feel free to adapt them and make them your own!*

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